Lt.WALLACE R.ENGINEERS EFFECTS

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Stock No. 105276

Approx. USD 504.35

Approx. EUR 435.05

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FRESH TO THE MARKET, PURCHASED DIRECTLY FROM THE FAMILY OF LT.R.S.WALLACE OF THE ROYAL ENGINEERS. WALLACE WAS AN  OFFICER FROM NOTTINGHAM WHO WENT TO THE INDIAN ARMY HEADQUARTERS AT BELGAUM TO TRAIN TO BECOME AN OFFICER OF ENGINEERS.

HIS VERY WELL MADE TIN LINED TRANSIT CHEST 46 INCHES WIDE WITH WOODEN RE-ENFORCEMENT’S. MADE BY BAKER & Co OF LONDON. INSIDE WITH A FULL COMPLETE BED ROLL WITH HIS DETAILS PAINTED ON. HIS NAMED TUNIC WITH INSIGNIA AND RIBBONS. A KUKRI KNIFE WITH HIS INITIALS PAINTED TO THE FRONT, HIS NAME AND NUMBER TO THE BONE GRIP. A BRONZE PRESENTATION PLAQUE 73 MM WIDE NAMING HIM AS THE BEST CADET AT BELGAUM IN 1944. A LARGE AMOUNT OF PAPERWORK INCLUDING HIS I.D. CARD, DINNER MENUS, NUMEROUS PHOTO’S, TWO PHOTO ALBUMS, AND ALSO A 1916 PROGRAMME FROM SALONICA WITH THE NAME SERGEANT WALLACE ON WHICH WE ASSUME TO BE HIS FATHER. LT WALLACE SAW ACTION IN 1945 AFTER QUALIFYING AS AN OFFICER.