Montana, Private, 163rd Inf, 41st Div.
Pvt National Guard, 163rd Infantry Supply Company, 41st Division. Enlisted Nov 1917 in Flat Willow, MT.
Death reported in US newspapers Feb 2, 1918.
Born 24 May 1891, Goodland, Sherman Co., KS. Son of William M. & Rebecca DICE, Tecumseh, Shawnee Co., KS
Died 31 Jan 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at St. Aignes in France.
Originally buried in French soil, remains returned to the US and re-interred in Burlingame Cemetery, KS, Section 0 Lot 60 Space 8 on 7 Nov 1920.
The Goodland Republic
November 18, 1920
Theo Dice, as he was known to his friends in this county, lived with his parents near the north line of this county and his youthful school days were spent at the school in district number 41. The following account of the bringing his body from France is taken from a Burlingame paper: "The body of Theo. M. Dice, who died January 30, 1918, in a French hospital in France, while a soldier in the American Expeditionary Forces, will arrive at Burlingame today and will be buried there tomorrow at 3 o'clock. The funeral will be in charge of the American Legion. The parents of the dead soldier, William and Rebecca Dice, live two miles southeast of Burlingame. Dice was born May 24, 1892, at Goodland, Kansas, and the last several years of his life were spent on the farm of his parents, near Tecumseh, Kansas. He enlisted in November 1917, in the
163rd infantry, U.S. Army, at Flat Wllow, Montana and went to France from Camp Lewis, Washington, in December 1917. He died of pneumonia and his body was buried in a French military cemetery.
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