Spence, John Clauson: Lieutenant


Digitized Service Record


Source: Duty ND page 246 Joined unit August 31, 1917. Died almost a year later.


Source: CVWM
18th Battalion War Diary entry on date of Lt. Spence’s death. Shot by a German sniper.


Lieut. J.C. Spence, Parry Sound, brother of Mr. Claude Spence, 43 Greenlaw avenue, killed in action; Lieut. G.R. Collin, 96 Glendale avenue, killed in action; Lieut. N.H. Clemes, 123 south drive, wounded.

Source: Date and source unknown. Toronto Circa August 1918.

Source: CVWM

Lieut. J.C. Spence Killed.

Lieut. J.C. Spence, whose brother, Mr. Claude Spence, lives at 45 Greenlaw aveneue, Toronto, was killed in action on August 27th. Lieut. Spence joined the 162nd Battalion at Parry Sound in February, 1915. He went overseas as a captain in October 1915, and when his battalion was broken up reverted to the rank of lieutenant to go to the front. He was 30 years of age and is survived by his widowed mother, two sisters and four brothers.

The Toronto Star. Sept. 9. 1918.

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