Etc. -- Percy Wallace Killed in Battle, 1915
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The following lightly edited transcript is of a page 1 article in the 
12 Aug 1915 issue of the Simcoe Reformer
[Some paragraph breaks inserted by the transcriber]

Percy Wallace Killed in Battle
Shot through head by rifle grenade at the front a few weeks ago

Norfolk has given up another of her sons to the god of battle in the person of Corp. E. Percy Wallace, brother of Roy Wallace of the Grand Trunk uptown ticket office and the Ford Garage.

The news came yesterday in a letter from Lieut. 
A. J. Hoshal of Cayuga, to Roy Wallace, which was the first intimation received here of the fatality.

The letter was dated July 26th and stated that 
Corp. Wallace had been in charge of nine men at what is known as the "Crater," when he received a bullet from a rifle grenade in the back of his head.

The lieutenant says he was present, and saw him try to speak but death evidently came very suddenly.

Corp. Wallace had been promoted after the battles in the latter part of April, through which he came without a scratch and according to Lieut. Hoshal, was a brave and fearless soldier who met his fate doing a soldier's duty.

The deceased was 29 years of age and left Simcoe with the first contingent about a year ago, being with "A" Co'y,
4th Batt., 1st Brigade, 1st Canadian Overseas Contingent.

His parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Wallace, live at Chatham. He was very well known in Simcoe as Percy Wallace where he spent a good deal of his time.

Burial was made in the rear of the trenches, somewhere in France.

Also see Percy's Attestation Paper: Side 1 | Side 2

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