Born: 1st September 1897, Beverley, Yorkshire.

Died: 21st August 1918; age 21; Missing, later reported KiA or Died of Wounds.

Rank: Able Seaman; Service Number: R/2596

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves, ‘Hood’ Battalion, Royal Naval Division. 


Grave Reference:


Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Annie Maria Spencer, of 70, Upper Cavendish Street, Ipswich.




1901   8, Little Bargate Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire.


Fred was 3 years old and living with his parents & brother.

John William Spencer, 29, a Boiler Maker, born Lincoln.

Annie Maria Spencer (nee Smith), 30, born Caistor, Lincolnshire.

Albert Henry Spencer, 4, born Beverley, Yorkshire.


1911   13, Clifford Road, Ipswich.


Fred was 13 years old, an Office Boy – Manufacturer. He was living with his parents & brother.

John, 39, a Bolier Maker – Engineering.

Annie, 40.

Albert, 14, in a Boiler Shop – Engineering.


‘Hood’ Battalion, Royal Naval Division

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