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Name: Frank WALLACE
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: F Service No.: 73819
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Bowness on Solway, Cumberland. Age at Death: 40
Unit: 15th Bn Durham Light Infantry
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Swalwell, Co. Durham
Home Address: Cooks Buildings, Swalwell, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Tuesday 17th September 1918
Place of Death:
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Swalwell War Memorial, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France.
Buried: No known grave
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Husband of Martha Wallace (later of Hopper's Court, Swalwell). Daughter Ethel died on 30th March 1919, aged eight months.
Notes : Greenside Colliery men volunteered for special work in tunnelling companies. This was reported in the Blaydon Courier on 19th June 1915.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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