Spence, Thomas William ([cousin])

Personal Details

First nameThomas
Middle nameWilliam
Other names[cousin]
Date of birth10/02/1921
Place of birthBrisbane
Date of death08/11/2012


The son of William James Spence and Mary Agnes Elizabeth Fahey, born in Brisbane.

Tom Spence was a Leading Aircraftman and his posting at discharge was 6 Aircraft Depot at Oakey. Tom Spence returned to the family property “Culloden” north of Muttaburra after his discharge and in 1948 married Patricia Coleman, had four children and was a well known grazier in the Muttaburra community.

Thomas William Spence (formerly of Culloden Muttaburra) passed away at Allora on 8 Nov 2012 aged 91 years.

Thomas William Spence and his cousin Thomas William Spence were grandsons of the well known pastoralist Thomas Spence of Rosedale Longreach, a resumption from Wellshot station which Thomas Spence selected in 1894.
[Source: kspence@powerup.com.au]

War Records


Service number425237
Date of enlistment31/01/1942
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Qld
Next of kinWilliam Spence
Date of discharge20/03/1945
Posting at discharge6 Aircraft Deport Oakey
RankLeading Aircraftman