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Edward George SPENCER

Regimental number7579
Place of birthDartmoor, Victoria
SchoolDartmoor State School, Victoria
AddressDartmoor, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs A G Spencer, c/o Bank of Victoria, Donald, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name8th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary SPENCER; husband of Mrs A.G. Spencer, Donald, Victoria. Native of Dartmoor, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 452 Edward George SPENCER

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