WWI Pair correctly named S-10722 Pte PA Wallace. Seaforth………………………….KGVI Special Constable Medal correctly named Percy A Wallace.
Percy Alexander Wallace was born to James and Ada Wallace in Liverpool in 1898. His father came from Dumfries, Scotland. We find the family in 1901 living at 1 College Road, Great Crosby, Lancashire. In 1911, they are all now living at Hales Hall, Cheadle.
Percy enlisted with 7th Service Battalion where he later had a number change to 202960. He then transferred to the 5th (Sutherland & Caithness) Bn. He had another service number change, this time to 31221.
A wound report is available dated the 6th of May 1918. No record of the nature of the wounding is noted.
Percy was discharged due to sickness (gastrisis) in August 1919. He was awarded a Silver War Badge numbered B277409 (not present)
By 1921, Percy is still with his family, now living at 40 Royston Street, Liverpool. He is seen to be working as a butchers assistant.
He married Edith Curd in 1923 and is now living at 1 Croydon Street where it is recorded he is now an insurance agent.
Percy died in 1979.
All medals have age related patina as well as faded original silk ribbons.