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Ivan James Vincent Wallace

In memory of:

Flying Officer Ivan James Vincent Wallace

January 23, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


438 Sqdn.

Additional Information


April 23, 1920
Edmunston, New Brunswick


June 27, 1941
Moncton, New Brunswick

Son of William Vincent Wallace and Elizabeth Jane Wallace, of Edmunston, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 573 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:

Grave 17.


Hellendoorn is a small village 20 kilometres west of Almelo, and 4 kilometres north of Nijverdaal, which lies on the main Zwolle-Almelo road. The cemetery lies about half a mile south of the village, on the east side of the road to Nijverdaal. In the south-eastern corner are the graves of 15 airmen; eleven from the United Kingdom, two from Canada, and one each from Australia and New Zealand.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Biography– In memory the students of the University of New Brunswick who went to war and did not return. Submitted of the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of Ivan James Vincent Wallace– Photo from Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa
  • Document– 438 Squadron Diary notation about Wallace's death.
  • Photo of IVAN JAMES VINCENT WALLACE– Wallace on motorcycle, courtesy of Robert Fox's collection.  (Bob Fox was also with 438 Squadron and made notations about Hank's accidents, including the fatal flight.  Please visit
  • Photo of Ivan Wallace
  • Essay (Page 1)– School essay written by Jessica Wallace.
  • Essay (Page 2)
  • Essay (Page 3)

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