This Remembrance Day
(2006) I visited Eltham Cemetery in London where I came upon the grave of Peter
Edward Wallace aged 19. The inscription and my subsequent check of the CWGC site indicates
that he served on HMS Repulse and died on 29th January 1942.His regimental number was PLY/X
Please contact Andy (webmaster) with any information.
Information provided by
Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:
PETER EDWARD WALLACE
Nationality: United Kingdom
Regiment/Service: Royal Marines
Unit Text: H.M.S. Repulse.
Date of Death: 29/01/1942
Service No: PLY/X 3702
Additional information: Son of John and Ida Florence Wallace, of Eltham.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 250.
Cemetery: ELTHAM CEMETERY, London, United Kingdom
Location Information: There are 57 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war here. 6 of those who are buried is Section H are named on a small Screen Wall memorial erected nearby.
No. of Identified Casualties: 57