Spencer, Thomas –

Son of Henry and Mary Spencer (nee Threlfall), of Bolton; husband of Ada Spencer (nee Clayton), of 28, Meredith Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 79, Bull Lane, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Caught aged 35 as an absentee from Felixstowe since 05/09/1915 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 09/09/1915 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/26).

Personal details

  • Surname: Spencer
  • Forename: Thomas
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Preston, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 35
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: November 12th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 6th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 19519
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 15/01/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7e

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