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John Charles SPENCE

Regimental number3946
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngine driver
Address45 Turner Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Spence, 81 Spensley Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 April 1974
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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