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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Ernest Spencer

In memory of:

Private George Ernest Spencer

April 9, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)


10th Bn.

Additional Information


April 19, 1893
Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Commemorated on Page 330 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. F. 18.


Thelus is a village about 6.5 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Lens. The NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY is on the western side of the main road and about 1.5 kilometres south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Town Hall– This is the Town Hall, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.  Inside there is a Roll of Honour on which George's name is commemorated.
  • Roll of Honour– The Roll of Honour inside the Town Hall, Burton-on-Trent.
  • Inscription– George's name commemorated on the Roll of Honour. He was the son of William Spencer who lived at 62 Ferry St., Stapenhill near Burton-on-Trent and was an Engineer by occupation.  He enlisted on 23rd September 1914 at Valcartier.
  • Cemetery– Nine Elms Cemetery – The Nine Elms Cemetery, located at Roclincourt, France. It is about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial in France. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Nine Elms Cemetery located outside Roclincourt, France. It is located about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– A clearer view (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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