UK UK - Thomas Spence and John Rodgers, 11 and 13, Belfast, November 26th 1974

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    Mysteries1974 Martha Jean Lambert - Missing since 1985

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    Left: Spence, circa 1974; Right: Age-progression to 37 years (circa 2001)

    Thomas Spence
    Missing since November 27, 1974 from Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
    Classification: Endangered Missing

    Vital Statistics

      • Date Of Birth: July 21, 1963
      • Age at Time of Disappearance: 11 years old
      • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'0" - 152 cm: 100 lbs - 45 kg.
      • Distinguishing Characteristics: Brown hair. He has one brown eye and one blue eye.
      • Other: He had a speech impediment.


    Circumstances of Disappearance
    Spence was last seen on the 27 November 1974 waiting for a school bus on the Falls Road close to Rockdale Street in Belfast. He disappeared together with John Rodgers.

    The two boys failed to catch the bus to Saint Aloysius School in Belfast. The last sighting of Rodgers was at 09.00 when he left his home on Rodney Drive to catch the bus to school.

    Spence, from nearby Rockdale Street, was last seen by a neighbor at the bus stop on the Falls Road at 09.15. She was concerned that he should have been at school by that time and called at the family home to tell his mother, who then walked to the bus stop but found her son had gone.

    Neither boy arrived at school and both were reported missing the following day.

    Investigators
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Detective Sergeant, Grosvenor Road, RUC Station

    Source Information:
    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

    Return to the Unexplained Disappearances' Index

    The Doe Network:
    Case File 410DMUK

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    Left: Rodgers, circa 1974; Right: Age-Progression

    John Rodgers
    Missing since November 27, 1974 from Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
    Classification: Endangered Runaway

    Vital Statistics

      • Date Of Birth: May 21, 1961
      • Age at Time of Disappearance: 13 years old
      • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'4" - 163 cm; 86 lbs - 39 kg.
      • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Brown hair; brown eyes.


    Circumstances of Disappearance
    Rodgers was last seen on the 27th November 1974 waiting for a school bus on the Falls Road, Close to Rockdale Street. He disappeared together with Thomas Spence.

    The two boys failed to catch a bus to Saint Aloysius School in Belfast. The last sighting of Rodgers was at 09.00 when he left his home on Rodney Drive to catch the bus to school.

    Thomas, from nearby Rockdale Street, was last seen by a neighbor at the bus stop on the Falls Road at 9.15. She was concerned that he should have been at school by that time and called the family home to tell his mother, who then walked to the bus stop but found her son had gone.

    Neither boy arrived at school and both were reported missing the following day.

    Investigators
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Detective Sergeant Grosvenor Road RUC Station

    Source Information:
    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

    Return to the Unexplained Disappearances' Index
     
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    Mysteries1974 Martha Jean Lambert - Missing since 1985

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