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Stuart Norman SPENCE

Regimental number752
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
SchoolHutcheson's Grammar School, Glasgow, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia32
OccupationFruit grower
AddressBirkdale, Cleveland Line via Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Spence, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row B, Grave No. 1A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stuart and Catherine SPENCE, Abertay, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Native of Glasgow
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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