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Norman Oscar SPENCE

Regimental number563
Place of birthBrighton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCentre Road, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Cecilia Spence, Centre Road, Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date2 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll563A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Emily SPENCE. Native of Brighton, Victoria

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