Ronald Daniel WALLACE

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WALLACE, Ronald Daniel

Service Number: 466
Enlisted: 19 November 1915, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 44th Infantry Battalion
Born: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Greenbushes, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Died of wounds, Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium, 27 October 1917
Cemetery: Nine Elms British Cemetery
Plot V, Row E, Grave 8 Headstone inscription reads: A man shall be as an hiding place from the wind Isaiah 32.2,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Claremont Teachers College War Memorial, Greenbushes War Memorial, W.A., Mundijong Honour Roll, Mundijong School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 466, 44th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
6 Jun 1916: Involvement Corporal, SN 466, 44th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
6 Jun 1916: Embarked Corporal, SN 466, 44th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suevic, Fremantle
8 Apr 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 44th Infantry Battalion, In the field
10 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 466, Bullet wound to the shoulder
19 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 466, 44th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, Wounded in action (gassed), second occasion, by a mustard shell
27 Oct 1917: Involvement Sergeant, SN 466, 44th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Stephen and Elizabeth Mary Wallace of 'Bryn Ivon;, Mundijong, WA; brother of Stephen Hubert Christian Wallace who was killed in action at Bony near St Quentin, France on 29 September 1918 while surviving with the 44th Battalion and has no known grave

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal