The AIF Project

William George SPENCER

Regimental number14558
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressWilliamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, T W Spencer, 42 Ferguson Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date7 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMay 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 19 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Discharge date14 June 1919
Other details

War service: embarked from Melbourne, 19 July 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 September 1916. Marched in to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 23 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 8 October 1917. Wounded in action (gas shell), 13 June 1918; evacuated to England and admitted to 1st Eastern General Hospital, Cambridge, 28 June 1918. Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, 23 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia, 21 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 May 1919; discharged, 14 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format