RICE, Major-Gen. Sir Spring Robert, K.C.M.G. (1917), C.B. (1913), R.E.; was Adjutant School of Mil. Eng., 1892-5; Chief Eng., S. Command, 1909-11; Aldershot Command, 1911-14; Col. R.E.; B.E.F., 1914-15; Chief Eng., 1915-16; Eng.-in-Chief, Headquarters, from 1916; served in S. African War, 1899-1902; son of Spring Rice, of Marlhill, Co. Tipperary; b. 1858; m. 1903, Mary Dalrymple, dau. of late Major Dancar, R.A., and widow of Henry Scannell, Inspector-General of Police, Bombay. United Service Club, London.