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Wallace PARK

Regimental number2253
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBuilder
AddressJordon Street, Gladesville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinFather, J W Park, Jordon Street, Gladesville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2.5 years in the the 1st Australian Infantry Regiment; 5 months in the 18th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial Row C, No. 55), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Catherine PARK, Jorden Street, Gladesville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFirst cousins: 1109 Pte William Wallace PARK, 8th Bn, killed in action, 8 May 1915; 3561A Sapper John White PARK, 2nd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australian, 7 February 1919; 6684 Pte James PARK, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917; 950 Pte Leslie Andrew PARK, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined 2nd Bn, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915.

Wounded in action, 8 August 1915; subsequently reported killed in action, 8 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PARK Wallace

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