James Wallace

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: 13621
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 15.09.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XIII.F.5.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Cupar
  • Address: 9 Cardean Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Annie Wallace, 9 Cardean St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Alexander Wallace, 9 Cardean St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    David, William & 1 other brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Wallace

James was the brother of Pte William Wallace 43089, 12th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, who died of wounds 17.10.1918.

James Wallace   13621  Scots Guards

DUNDEE SCOTS GUARDS-MAN MISSING.

Mr James Wallace, 9 Cardean Street, Dundee, one of the Inspectors of the Dundee Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, has just received information that his son, Private James Wallace, Scots Guards, has been posted as missing.  Mr Wallace and his wife will be grateful for any information regarding their son.

Private Wallace, who is twenty-four years of age, came from America in March, 1915, and enlisted in the Scots Guards.  He has been in France for about three months.  Other two sons, Private David Wallace, Argyll and Sutherlands, and Lance-Corporal William Wallace, H.L.I., are both in the trenches.  Mr Wallace lost his eldest son in January of this year, he being killed in a gold mine in Ontario.

Dundee Courier 7th October 1916

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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