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George William Spencer: Thursday 17th May 1917

George enlisted at Putney and became Private 252441 with “D” Company, the 2nd/3rd Batt. London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers).  He was killed in action aged 20 and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.

He was born in Battersea.  His parents were George Anthony and Elizabeth Spencer of 57 Sterndale Road, Battersea.  George was a Carman Contractor.  They had six children 3 of whom survived.  George had younger sisters Edith Elizabeth a year younger and Jessie Annie Louise four years younger.