This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
- Service no: S/22263
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 20.07.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 119 to 124
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 42 St Mary Place, Dundee
- Occupation: Plumber
More about George Wallace
George has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
DUNDEE CAMERON KILLED.
Mr George Wallace, butcher, Lochee Road, Dundee, has been notified that his son, Lance Corporal George Wallace, Cameron Highlanders, who was reported missing on 20th July, 1916, was killed in action on that date. Lance Corpl. Wallace, who was 24 years of age, was formerly employed as a plumber with Mr Donald, Gardener’s Lane, Dundee. He left Canada to enlist a considerable time ago, where he had been for over a year. Prior to emigrating to Canada he was an ardent member of the Dundee Battery of the R.F.A.
Dundee Courier 28th June 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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