Born in Darlaston, near Fauls, Shropshire in 1896 (his birth was registered in the 3rd quarter 1896), the third son of William and Sarah Wallace of Darlaston, Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire. (Note that the CWGC certificate incorrectly states his age)
The 1911 Census shows Wallace as an assistant cowman on a farm; he subsequently worked at Crewe Railway Works.
Wallace entered France on 8 August 1915 and was killed along with 7 other soldiers from his regiment from a German shell.
Regiment : 6th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 15791
Killed in action; France 10 August 1916 Aged 19