Donald Wally WALLACE


WALLACE, Donald Wally

Service Number: 468
Enlisted: 11 May 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Leeston, Canterbury, New Zealand, 1881
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mechanical Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 November 1915
Cemetery: Walkers Ridge Cemetery
Plot 11, Row C, Grave 1, Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 468, Liverpool, New South Wales
25 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 468, 20th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 468, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Sydney
30 Jun 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 20th Infantry Battalion
11 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 20th Infantry Battalion
25 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 468, 20th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Father of John J. Wallace, Daphne E Wallace and Minnie N Wallace where their address was c/- D. Versfeld, Union Buildings, Riversdale, South Africa. All children were infants at the time of Donald's death

Next of kin was given as Norah Wallace of Riversdale, Cape Colony, South Africa

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Prior to enlisting in WW1 he had previously served in the Zulu War and the Boer War

He had previously been apprenticed to the Cape Government Railways of Salt River for 2 years