Frederick Spence (1888-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

SPENCE, FREDERICK. Private. No 2571. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 4.10.1888. Son of Mr and Mrs Frederick Spence, 54 Long Lane, Grove Place, Dalton, Huddersfield. Educated St. Thomas's Church of England School, Longroyd Bridge. Employed as a postman at Huddersfield General Post Office. Single. Enlisted 8.8.1914. Killed in action, 19.9.1916, aged 28. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge; Huddersfield General Post Office; Christ Church, Moldgreen; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Brother of Private NORMAN SPENCE, killed in action, 9.9.1915.

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