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Victor Spencer D.S.M.
Leading Seaman
Service No: D/SSX23078

 

Victor died in 1945, probably in captivity under the Japanese.

He was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for bravery in the action in which HMS Li Wo was sunk.
He survived the sinking of HMS Prince of Wales

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:


VICTOR SPENCER
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Seaman
Regiment: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Sultan
Age: 25
Date of Death: 24/07/1945
Service No: D/SSX23078
Awards: DSM
Additional information: Son of Gertrude Spencer, of Hull
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 3. H. 3.
Cemetery: JAKARTA WAR CEMETERY