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Alfred Robert WALLACE

Regimental number3162
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressIngham PO, Ingham, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Wallace, Herbert River, Ingham, Queensland
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry, and devotion to duty. He attacked an enemy machine gun single handed, and with bombs killed three of the crew and captured the gun.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

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