Wallace John Penman Lance Corporal 6213630
Name Wallace John Penman
Army number 6213630
Rank Lance Corporal
Decorations Not known
Date of birth Research indicates that he was probably born at Bothkennar in 1917 - document reference 481/B1 14.
Age 30 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Middlesex Regiment. Posted to the 2nd Battalion, Princess Louise's Kensington Regiment. Killed in Action 28/6/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not known
Joined Brigade Not yet known
Promotions Not known
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Killed in Action 28/6/1944. Initially interred at Brettevillette, map reference 8840.6473. Reburied on 17/7/1945 in Grave IV. B. 1. St Manvieu War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "HE DIED FOR US".
Home address Son of Robert Wallace and of Janet Leighton Wallace (nee Penman), of Cardenden, Fife. No trace of L/Cpl Wallace's having married at the present time.
There is currently not a photograph of L/Cpl Wallace's headstone available.