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Norman Hastings SPENCE

Regimental number6910
Place of birthPort Macquarie, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressWauchope, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 7"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby May Spence, Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1917
Place of enlistmentKempsey, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Discharge date1/11/1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 10 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 31 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 1 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 March 1938
Place of burialPort Macquarie Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SPENCE Norman Hastings

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