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   Lieutenant Robert Cecil Wallace
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Dated added: 30/12/2015
Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
10th Regiment, South African Infantry (South African Army)
Date Of Birth:
20/03/1883
Died:
31/05/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age:
33
Summary
Robert Cecil Wallace was born on 20th March 1883. He was the eldest son of the Reverend Robert Wallace of Ballygoney, Coagh, and later of Omagh, County Tyrone, grandson of the Reverend John Knox Leslie of Cookstown, and a nephew of Dr. Richard Whytock Leslie of Cookstown who was the first Doctor of Campbell College, Belfast and a respected physician at the Ulster Hospital for Women and Children.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery:
Grave Ref:
Grave 5-L-3
CWGC Casualty:
Summary
Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery is located on the right (eastern/coastal) side of Bagamoyo Road, which heads north-west along the coast from the centre of Dar-Es-Salaam and is clearly marked. It is about 5 kilometres from the city centre, and a roadside direction sign indicates the turn off for Bagamoyo Road into the lane leading to the cemetery.
Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013- WW1 - Panel 2 Coagh
References and Links
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1 Cookstown War Dead Full details on Cookstown War Dead
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