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Place of Birth: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Service No: 12061
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 11th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1915-08-12
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 118 to 120.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: STEETON-WITH-EASTBURN, YORKSHIRE
Spencer Cliff was the son of Spencer and Margaret Ellen Cliff, formerly Baxter, née Parkinson. Spencer, senior, was born at Thrussington, Leicestershire and Margaret at Morecambe, Lancashire.
1901 Steeton, Yorkshire Census: 22, Emsley [Elmsley] Street - Spencer Cliff, aged 6 years, born Cheltenham, Gloucester, son of Spencer and Margaret E. Cliff.
1911 Steeton, Yorkshire Census: 31, Elmsley Street - Spencer Cliff, aged 16 years, born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, son of Spencer and Margaret Ellen Cliff.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Spencer Cliffe, 12061, West Riding Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: 2B - Balkans. Date of entry therein: 7 July 1915.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division
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