|Rank||Private U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||September 2 1953|
National Defense Service Medal
Private Spicer was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Private Spicer was a trainee with Company A, 981st Training Battalion, 406th Engineer Training Brigade at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. On September 2, 1953, he and 39 other trainees were given a demonstration ride aboard an engineer pontoon raft on Lake Smith, Fort Bragg when the raft capsized. He and 19 other trainees drowned.