John Spence

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Whitewick, Leics
  • Service no: S/5632
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Greece
  • Age at Death: 41
  • Date of Death: 09.05.1917
  • Burial Country: Greece
  • Cemetery: Doiran Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 12 Raglan St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mary Spence, 12 Raglan St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Peter Spence, 12 Raglan St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Spence

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Doiran Memorial.

John Spence   S/5632   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

SPENCE___Previously reported missing on May 9th 1917, now officially reported killed about that date, Private John Spence, eldest son of Peter Spence, 12 Raglan Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 23rd March 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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