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George Wallace

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  • Service number
    17738 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Wallace AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    17738 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Wallace (father), Eketahuna, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    17738 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 26 July 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 59 or HMNZT 60 AWMM
    Vessel was Waitemata or Ulimaroa AWMM
    Private AWMM
    15th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Wallace was the son of John and Ellen Wallace, of Rangiotiu, Palmerston North, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    35 AWMM
  • Date of death
    30 March 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Special Memorial. B. 5. AWMM
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  • Obituary

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  • Lest we forget. Thank you. My great grandmother May was your sister. Raewyn
    Public - Raewyn - Other Relative - 23 April 2015
  • RIP George Wallace. My Great Grand Uncle. He gave his all so that we live today in Freedom.
    Public - Terry - Other Relative - 28 February 2015

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23 April 2015RaewynAuckland Other Relative
28 February 2015TerryWellington, New ZealandOther Relative