- Born: 7 Mar 1872, Sydenham, Oxfordshire, England
- Christened: 21 Apr 1872, Sydenham, Oxfordshire, England
- Marriage (1): Ethel Mary Peters on 18 Dec 1897 in Register Office, Chelsea, London, England
- Died: Dec Qua 1947, Surrey, England aged 75
1881 Census: Age 9, Living: Cottage, Sydenham, Oxfordshire, England..
1891 Census: Age 19, Living: Heartin Hand, Bridge Street, (Lodging House), Berkshire, England, Occ: General Labourer....
1911 Census: Age 39, Living: 11 Spencer Buildings, Spencer Place, Westminster, London, England. Occ: Soldier, Colour Sergeant in the Grenadier Guards.
Royal Hospital Chelsea: Soldiers Service Documents: Reg No 4000, Name Spencer Jones, Army Rank - Colour Sergeant, Reg - Grenadier Guard, 3 Bn, Date of Discharge - 18th Oct 1913, Age 41, Height - 5feet 10 and a Quarter Inches, Eyes - Blue, Hair - Brown Trade - Labourer, Intended Place of Residence - Railway Hotel, Godalming, Scars - Right wrist, left thumb and left knee, Several back of left hand and 2 back of neck, The termination of his 2nd period of engagement, Conduct - Exemplary - A Steady, Sober and Trustworthy NCO.
Medals and Decorations: South African Medal, Kings South African Medal, Long Service and good Conduct Medal, Education Certifcate - 3rd Class - 26th June 1894, 2nd Class 18th Dec 1895.
Service towards Engagment to 2 Oct 1913 - 20 Years and 349 Days, Further Service to 18th Oct 1913 - 16 Days. Total 21 Years. Meaning that Spencer joined the Army 19th Oct 1892. This is also confirmed by his enlistment document.
Promoted to Corpoal In June 1896, Sergeant 19th July 1898, Colour Sergeant 25th Feb 1903.
Appointed Lance Corporal 14th April 1894, Appointed Lance Sergeant 12th Oct 1896.
Military History Sheet: Service - Home from 19th Oct 1892 until 22 Sep 1899, Gibralter from 23rd Sep 1899 until 25th Oct 1899, South Africa from 26th Oct 1899 until 6 Oct 1902, Home from 7th Oct 1902 until 18th Oct 1913.
1918: Pub Wiki - Kelly's Directory - Spencer Jones was the Proprietor of the Railway Hotel, 1 Meadrow, Farncombe, Godalming, Surrey, England.
1919 At the Time of son, Christopher's birth, Spencer's Occupation was Hotel Propietor, at the Railway Hotel, 1 Meadrow, Farncombe, Godalming, Surrey, England
1939 Register: Date of Birth - 7 Mar 1872, Address - 85 Pondfield Road, Godalming, Surrey, England, Occ - Gardener (Formerly Labourer)
At time of Christophers Marriage (1944), Spencer was the Proprietor of the Railway Hotel, Meadrow, Godalming, Guildford, Surrey, England.? (Info provided by Unknown)
According to Christophers Marriage Cert, Spencer was a Labourer.
Age 75 at the time of his death
Spencer married Ethel Mary Peters, daughter of Frederick Edward Hawkins Peters and Evangeline Louisa Tucker, on 18 Dec 1897 in Register Office, Chelsea, London, England. (Ethel Mary Peters was born on 20 Sep 1879 in Stockton, Yorks, England and was christened on 13 Feb 1893 in Tower Hamlets, Bromley, St Micheal and All Angels, England.)
Date of Marriage from Spencers Army Records.