|Service||Royal Australian Navy|
|Conflict/Operation||Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960|
|Conflict Eligibility Date||Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960|
|Date of Death||26 April 1957|
|Place of Death||At sea (Malayan waters)|
|Cause of Death||Accidental (Training exercise)|
|Cemetery or Memorial Details||Buried at sea, Gulf of Thailand|
|Source||AWM150 Roll of Honour cards, Malayan Emergency|
Roll of Honour Robert William Spooner
Location on the Roll of Honour
Robert William Spooner's name is located at panel 2 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).
Personal Service Records
For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .
The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.
Roll of Honour name projection
Robert William Spooner's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:
- Mon 09 December 2019 at 2:09am
- Sat 21 March 2020 at 11:34pm
These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.