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Tom Desire SPENCE

Regimental number2782
Place of birthNewcastle Upon Tyne, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressLeongatha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Robert Spence, 77 Drakefield Road, Upper Tooting, London, England
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mongolia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Ian Marr
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 June 1952
Age at death72
Place of burialColac Cemetery, Victoria

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