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Current record for: John Charles Spencer
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name John Charles Spencer
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 25/01/1917
Age 21

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Amara War Cemetery, Iraq
Grave or panel reference XIX. G. 9.

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World War 1

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • John Arthur Spencer, Father
    55, Langdon Road, Junction Road, Upper Holloway
  • Charlotte Spencer, Mother
    55, Langdon Road, Junction Road, Upper Holloway
Military Information Military Information

Rank Private
Service Number 23543
Unit 9th Battalion
Regiment Worcestershire Regiment
Service Army
Enlisted in Not Known