Henry Spedding

Henry Spedding

Birth 1878 Death 24th Mar 1918 Pte
Regiment South African Infantry
Service #16930

Personal Details

Place of Birth Cleator
Residence at Enlistment 383 Marshall Street , Jeppes, Johannesburg , South Africa
Residence (Roll of Honour) 383 Marshall Street , Jeppes, Johannesburg , South Africa
Residence 1911 Census 81 Frizington road , Frizington
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended C of E
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Iron Ore Miner n
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) William & Sophia ( nee Tembey )
Siblings Jospeh , Elizabeth , Mary, William , James , Jane ,
Wife's Name and Maiden Name Deborah ( nee Bewley)
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s) Elizabeth G , Henry T, Margaret W
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Regiment South African Infantry
Battalion at Enlistment 4th
Rank at Enlistment Pte
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 16930
Date of Enlistment 3 August 1917
Place of Enlistment Johannesburg , South Africa ,
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 40
Date of Death 24th Mar 1918
Regiment at Death Regiment South African Infantry
Battalion/Vessel at Death 4th
Rank at Death Pte
Circumstances of Death Died of Wounds
Service Number at Death 16930
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Est Ferme L'Hospital , Somme
Battle at Death
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial POZIERES MEMORIAL
Grave Position Panels 95-98.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1588809/spedding,-henry/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial


Notes Husband of Deborah Spedding, of Jeppes, Johannesburg. ***buried 1km east of Ferme de l'Hospital close to the western edge of the Bois Marrieres north and south of the path from the Ferme de l'Hospital to Bouchavesnes
Link #1 http://www.southafricawargraves.org/search/details.php?id=23837
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