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Edward Howard SPENCER

Regimental number649
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolViolet Street State School, Bendigo, VIctoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address73 Mollison Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, M Spencer,73 Mollison Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceCadet Training, also 1 year Citizen's Forces
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCourtney's and Steel's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 54), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Maldon and Annie SPENCER, 73 Mollison Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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