WALLACE, William

✟ ă Щ  77477 Gnr 160 Siege Battery, R.G.A. Enlisted while living at Hogg Hall, Hathersage. (DC 14/8/1917 listed ‘ill in hospital’). Died of influenza 1/11/1918 age 33. Buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.  b 1886 West Marton, Yorks, son of Francis & Sarah Wallace of Skipton, Yorks. 1911C; William Wallace was a Police Constable in Leeds, before turning up in Hathersage as a gamekeeper, living at Highlow with his wife of five years, Jeannie Ann, age 24 of 27 David Street, Kirckaldy, Fifeshire. No children.  1914 Voters register address; Hazelford, later at Kettleworth. Brother of Gnr Major Richard Wallace R.G.A. who D of W 27/10/1918, but with no other Hathersage connection. (Major Richard Wallace was actually his full name; his rank was Gunner). On Hathersage War Memorial it is wrongly stated William was in the R.F.A. with no known relatives.