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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Sellar Wallace

In memory of:

Sergeant Thomas Sellar Wallace

October 8, 1935
Banff, Alberta

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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K Division

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April 1, 1932

Sgt. Wallace served in the First World War as a sniper with the Gordon Highlanders. He was killed at the Eastern Gate of Banff National Park, while attempting to apprehend three robber suspects.

Sgt. Wallace had a wife named Helen. He is buried in Calgary and there is a street named after him at Depot.

Commemorated on Page 58 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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