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William WALLACE

Regimental number1578
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolPort Macquarie Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressKew, Camden Haven, North Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, F Wallace, Kew, Camden Haven, North Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave 8A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Family/military connectionsEight cousins at the war, 2 killed P D Smith and F Arnold. Three cousins: Capt G Isaacs, Capt D Isaacs and Commander Farquhar Smith.

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