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John Morpeth SPENCER

Regimental number5435
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
Other NamesJames Morpeth
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCaron, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, 0 H Spencer, Caron, Perenjori, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5434 Pt Edmund Charles SPENCER, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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