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John Benjamin WALLACE

Regimental number1281
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBricklayer
Address9 Mary Street, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 8"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Wallace, 9 Mary Street, Windsor, Victoria
Previous military serviceAIF 1st Depot Bath - 155 days med unfit No 3 Dist Suash 291 days disch requested
Enlistment date15 March 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Army Medical Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 13 June 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board SS Melusia on 16 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 6 November 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 19 February 1919
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 17 March 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 11 August 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 1 September 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Marsina on 28 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 2 October 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board SS Sumatra on 10 November 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Meklong on 6 September 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 18 December 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 22 August 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board SS Makambo on 16 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Matunga on 27 July 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Marsina on 14 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAN&MEF
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Date of death5 November 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Melusia', 26 October 1919; died before discharge.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALLACE John Benjamin

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