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William Nicholls WALLACE

Regimental number3496
Place of birthSt Peters, South Australia
SchoolPulteney Street Grammar School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngraver
AddressWalkerville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas William Wallace, Walkerville, South Australia
Enlistment date21 September 1916
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 CircularAn artist of merit at 12 years, 5 pictures hung and obtained 1st prize at an Art Exhibition in Adelaide.
FateDied of disease 26 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDied of pneumonia at Alexandria.
Age at death22
Place of burialHadra War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave 214), Alexandria, Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas William and Maud WALLACE.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3371 Pte George Byron WALLACE, 9th Light Horse, died of illness,

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