36808 Pte Tom Spencer, 18th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Born at Eastburn, Yorkshire in 1893, Tom was employed as a spinning over-looker by Messrs W Wilson and Son at Eastburn prior to his enlistment. Called to service with the DLI in 1916, Tom was killed in action near Arras on 16 May 1917. Having no known grave, Tom's name is listed on the Arras Memorial.
16 May 1917
Research by David O'Mara