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John WALLACE

Regimental number4262
Place of birthCanning Town, Essex, England
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Other NamesTrue family name : ELSON, George
SchoolHalls-villa Road School, Canning Town, England
Age on arrival in Australia35
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address171 Sussex Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Hadley, Poplar, East London, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Navy.
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)crossed out on n.r.
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death45
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No. 23), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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