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Alan Darcy WALLACE

Regimental number2895
Place of birthMundalla, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMason
AddressMundalla, via Bordertown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 8.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sophia Wallace, Mundalla, via Bordertown, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember, 2 months, Sandwell Rifle Club.
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Discharge date27 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, France, 29 September 1918 (gun shot wound, head).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orsova', 8 January 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 February 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment: cessation of hostilities), Adelaide, 27 March 1919.

War service: 2 years 175 days (of which 2 years 72 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Darcey.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALLACE Alan Darcy

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