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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Evan David Spencer

In memory of:

Lieutenant Evan David Spencer

June 11, 1918

Military Service




Air Force


Royal Air Force


5th Bn. Canadian Railway Troops

Additional Information


May 30, 1897
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of Christopher and Sarah Ellen Spencer, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 505 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:

B. 3.


HUBY-ST. LEU BRITISH CEMETERY is 2 kilometres from Hesdin on the north-west side of the road to St Omer.It stands on high ground overlooking Hesdin and behind it is the forest of Hesdin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Evan David Spencer– This is a photo of my great uncle Evan spencer in uniform. 

He was the eldest son of the distinguished philanthropist Chris Spencer and his wife Sarah Ellen Spencer. Chris was the department store owner of the chain of Spencer's stores in BC. Lieutenant Evan Spencer was the grandson of the founder of Spencer's stores
  • Painting– This is a painting of Evan Spencer and his mother Sarah Ellen spencer.
  • Painting– This is a drawing of Even spencer's father Chris Spencer.
  • Attestation Papers
  • Painting– Lt. Evan Spencer sister Norma and nephew Chris.
  • Artwork– Lieutenant Evan Spencer's Aunt Ann and Cousin Kenneth.
  • Artwork– Lieutenant Evan Spencer's Aunt and Uncle.
  • Artwork– Lt. Evan Spencer's aunt Anne and aunt Agnes.
  • Artwork– Lt. Evan Spencer's uncle John and uncle Frank Grant.

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