Private Robert Spence (7018821) served in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps during World War Two. He was the son of Joseph Spence and Jane Spence of Belfast, Co. Antrim.
Robert was the husband of Hester Kane Spence of Belfast, Co. Antrim. His will from 19th July 1943 states the couple lived at 1 Clonallen Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim. Robert’s profession is that of labourer. He left effects of £200 to his wife.
He died on 24th September 1942 aged 44-years-old. His registered place of death was Massereene Hospital, Antrim, Co. Antrim.
Robert Spence’s grave is in Section F5, Grave 5 of Dundonald Cemetery, Dundonald, Co. Down. His headstone bears the inscription:
Sunshine passes, shadows fall, loving memories outlive all.