Spencer, William

 
William
Spencer
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Gorey
Enlisted
Arklow
Date of Death
Age
38
Circumstances of Death
Torpedoed by U55 on route to Hull.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Spencer nee Walker 18 Probys Row, Arklow, Co Wicklow. On April 12th, 1917, SS Toro, on a voyage from Alexandria to Hull with general cargo, was sunk by the German submarine U-55 (Wilhelm Werner), 200 miles WNW of Ushant (Ouessant). 14 persons were lost. Remembered on the Tower Hill Memorial, UK.