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Rowland Richardson WALLACE

Regimental number35912
Place of birthKerang, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressWyndham Street, Kerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Bartholomew Ash Wallace, Wyndham Street, Kerang, Victoria
Enlistment date30 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 28
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 26 November 1919
Discharge date8 February 1920
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War service: Western Front

Wounded in action (gun shot wound, neck), 26 June 1918; evacuated to England, 4 July 1918, and admitted to Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital, Cheltenham, England, 5 July 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 21 November 1918. Commenced return to Australia on 'Aeneas', 26 November 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 9 January 1920; discharged, 8 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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