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Henry SPENCER

Regimental number945
Place of birthGlascow, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address73 Carrington Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, C Spencer, 73 Carrington Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 28 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 158), Lemnos, Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Marie SPENCER; husband of G.E. SPENCER, "Port Lincoln", Davenport Terrace, Hilton, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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