|Birth: ||May 5, 1891|
Perth and Kinross, Scotland
|Death: ||Jun. 28, 1917|
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
From the Commonwealth War Graves Commission-
Service No: 4932
Date of Death:28/06/1917
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F., 16th Battalion
A dairyman by trade, he was the son of Alexander WALLACE and Jane SIME; husband of Ann Golder (McGregor) Wallace (they married on 8 Sep 1914 in Largo Place, Largo, Fifeshire, Scotland). He died of wounds, as a POW, in a German Military hospital in Hanover, Germany on 28 June 1917.
-Alex was 5' 4-1/2" tall, was fair, had blue eyes, weighed 132 lbs, was Presbyterian. At the time of his enlistment, he was living at King Edward Road, Osborne Park, Perth, Australia; he was employed on his brother's dairy farm.
-According to his Attestation Paper, Alex enlisted on 2 Dec 1915 in Perth, Australia. On 1 Mar 1916, at Blackboy Hill, Australia, following his medical examination, Alex was appointed to the 15th Regiment of the 16th Battalion of the Australian Imperial Force (Rank of Private, Service Number-4932).
Alexander Wallace's name is located at panel 81 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial.
Ann Golder McGregor Harris (1892 - 1985)
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Plot: IV. H. 12.
Maintained by: SJ Hearn
Originally Created by: International Wargraves ...
Record added: Aug 14, 2007
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For Private Alexander ('Alex') WALLACE, in gratitude and loving remembrance. He died on this day, 98 years ago.|
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