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Ellis SPENCER

Regimental number26246
Place of birthBurland England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
AddressWellington Mills, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, A J Spencer, Audlem, Cheshire, England
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 25, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/135/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 5 September 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row H, Grave No. 7), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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