Theodore Morley Spice

by Terry Mann

Theodore Morley Spice born 1887, Chittering, Western Australia. Enlisted 21 August 1915, Service No: 3969. Theo began his training as a private at Blackboy Hill, Greenmount and became part of the 11th Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade which disembarked at Marseilles, France on 5 April 1916.

Tragically, Theo was killed the following month on 30 May 1916. He is buried at the Military Cemetery, Rue Petillion, France (Plot 1, Row H, Grave 34).

Photographed with his wife, Flora Isabell Emily Spice (Emery) and daughters Doreen (front), Isabell (rear)