The AIF Project

Harold William SPENCER

Regimental number1730
Place of birthNarranda, New South Wales
SchoolHome Teaching
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressNarrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Thomas William Spencer, Narrandera, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row U*, Grave No. 6), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Pamela SPENCER, "Moseley", Narrandera, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format