Private Timothy Spencer 38259

Soldier Factfile

Name:  Private Timothy Spencer 38259

Date of Birth:  1886

Address:  Forest gate, Anstey in 1911

Parents Names: 

William (Farmer)

Mother:Mary d.13.2.1895

Stepmother :Dorcas Dawkins m.1906

Occupation before the war:  Carpenter

Siblings Names:

Sarah b1875  |  Hannah b.1878  |  George b.1881  |  Florence b.1884  |  Ann b.1889

Lily b.1891  |  May b.1892

Date Died:   2.12.1917

Age:  31

Place of Death:   Battle of Cambrai

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Cambrai Mem., Louverval, France

Cause of death:   


2/6 Battalion

Gloucestershire Regiment (Territorials)


British War Medal

Victory Medal

Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • In 1911, Timothy was boarding with John and Hannah Edge at Forest Gate Anstey
  • Married Annie Moore in July 1911
  • Formerly with the 7thLeicestershire Regiment no 38828