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George Byron WALLACE

Regimental number3371
Place of birthAuburn, South Australia
SchoolSt Peter's Collegiate School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressWalkerville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas William Wallace, Walkerville, South Australia
Enlistment date12 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 30th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe died of illness (cellulitis). Won Caledonian Scholarship, 3 years at St Peter's College passed University Exam at 12 years, was a great student and very clever, 2nd Lieut in Cadets Corps.
Place of death or woundingIsmailia, Egypt
Age at death20
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave 121), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parent: Thomas William and Maud WALLACE.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3496 Pte William Nicholls WALLACE, 9th Light Horse, died of illness, 26 October 1918.

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