William Henry Spencer
2nd/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Killed in action on Easter Monday 9th April 1917 aged 23.
William was killed by a shell at Marqueffles Farm just north of Bois de Bouvigny.
He is buried in the Vadencourt British Cemetery Maissemy France.
William was the son of Walter Spencer who in 1901 was 'living on his own means' and Hannah Elizabeth Spencer, of Belper Lane, Belper.
Prior to enlisting William had worked at the Park Foundry and was a member of the Baptist Sunday School and a footballer for the Baptist Club.
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