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William Frederick SPENCER

Date of birth29 August 1874
Place of birthDawsley
SchoolNarine Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationForeman carrier
Address8 Partridge Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs L. Spencer, same address
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameDepot Unit of Supply 1, Army Service Corps 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Train
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Captain


Unit: 5th Division Train
Promotion date: 1 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', fourth Supplement, No. 29664 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176 (30 November 1916)

FateReturned to Australia No details enetered on Nominal
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli (MID, December 1915), France

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