Spencer, Albert Edward

Dates: 1877-1918

War Service: Albert Edward Spencer served as a private in the Lincolnshire Regiment 2nd/4th Bn. His service number was 202699. He was discharged on 4th June 1917 after being injured in a gas attack but he died of wounds on 9th April 1918 and is buried at Brockley Cemetery.

Location of Memorial: He is buried in Brockley cemetery where his name is recorded on the screen wall listing those whose graves have no headstone.

Details: Albert Edward Spencer was born on 3rd September 1877 and baptised on 25th September 1881 at All Saints Church, Rotherhithe. His parents were Charles and Emily and they were living at 3 Westlake Road. Two of his brothers, Albert Edward and William Robert, were baptised on the same day. He also had two sisters Elizabeth and Emily, and two other brothers, John and George.

He married Alice Maria Marshall on 19 December 1903 at St.Lukes Church, Deptford.

In 1911 he was living at 1 Maynard Rd, Rotherhithe with his wife Alice and their children Albert, Mabel, Emily, William and Elizabeth. One of their children had already died. He was employed as a bricklayer.

At the time of his death his wife was living at 59, Reculver Road, Deptford, London.


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