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Spencer Edward MAXTED

Regimental number613
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland Street Public School, Sydney
Other trainingTrinity College Melbourne M.A, Melbourne University B.D, London University.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk in Holy Orders
AddressHaberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 10"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMrs G O Maxted, 'Leston', Livingstone Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollChaplain
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Infantry Brigade
FateKilled in Action 17-19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death34
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain George MAXTED DSO, AIF Headquarters, returned to Australia, 12 March 1918; Brothers-in-Law: 4487 Pte Cuthbert Theodore CLARK, 54th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917; 37393 Gunner Roy Marcus CLARK, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 19 September 1918; Lt William Frederick CLARK MC, 55th Bn, killed in action, 17 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MAXTED Spencer Edward

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