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Herbert Angus Wallace

In memory of:

Rifleman Herbert Angus Wallace

December 26, 1943
Niigata-Rinko 5B Camp Hospital, Japan

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.


1939-1945 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


December 12, 1921
Kingsbury, Quebec


August 9, 1940
Richmond, Quebec

Son of Frank Edgar Wallace and Rose Ellen Mason, of Upper Melbourne, Québec. Brother of Agnes Edith Wallace, service number W-301197, who served in Gander, Newfoundland, during the Second World War; and Mary Ellen Wallace, service number W-347347, posted in Rockcliffe, Ottawa, Ontario, both serving the in Royal Canadian Air Force; they survived the war. During the First World War, the father enlisted on 5 November 1915, service number 177460, with the 87th Battalion (Canadian Grenadier Guards Overseas) Canadian Expeditionary Force, and discharged on 22 December 1915.

Herbert served in Québec, in New Brunswick, in Newfoundland with Force W, in Hong Kong with Force C and in Japan as prisoner of war. He had 1,235 days of service, including 790 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 223 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Sec. B. B. 10.


YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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