About William Spence
Date of Birth
Teesdale, Durham, England
Date of Death
28 March, 1918 21y
Place of Death
Bray/ Albert Road, France
Pozieres Memorial, France (panel 52-54)
Thomas Spence born abt 1866 and Mary (Kent) Spence born abt 1868
Married Q2 1892 Teesdale, Durham, England
Edith born abt 1896, Elizabeth born abt 1899, Norman born abt 1900, Thomas born abt 1903, Lenor born abt 1905, Clory born abt 1907, Mary born abt 1911
2/7th Nottingham and Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) , 15th Nottingham and Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters)
Enlisted Darlington, Durham, England
British War Medal and Victory Medal
1901 Keverstone Lodge, Raby and Keverstone, Durham, England
1911 Daisy Cottage, Staindrop, Durham, England
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, Family Search, Forces War Records, Sherwood Foresters Roll of Honour, Mary Porter (niece - Edith's daughter)
William was wounded on 6 November, 1917 and entitled to wear a wound stripe.
He is listed on the Sherwood Foresters website Roll of Honour.
William's sister, Lenor, was presented with a certificate after the war acknowledging her efforts collecting eggs for the soldiers at the Front.
- Research by DB