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Vincent John WALLACE

Regimental number8486
Place of birthPeterborough, South Australia
Other NamesJack Vincent
SchoolPeterborough Public School and Christian Brothers College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWatchmaker
AddressTanunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Wallace, Tanunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateDied of wounds 3 August 1917
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAdinkerke Military Cemetery (Row A, Grave No 4), Furnes, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Louisa WALLACE
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2728 Corporal George Galvin WALLACE, 1st Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919; 31602 Driver Frank Curzon WALLACE, 1st Division Artillery Headquarters, returned to Australia, 6 September 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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