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Francis Eadson SPENCER

Regimental number191
Place of birthMiddleton, England
Place of birthMiddleton, Wirksworth, England
SchoolNational School, England
Age on arrival in Australia14
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressHornsby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Samuel Francis Spencer, Middle Dural, Hornsby, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 22), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Harriet SPENCER, Rose Cottage, Middle Dural, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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