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William Wallace,

born 19th November 1898,

son of Rhoda & Frank Wallace.

 

It is recorded that on Feb 7th & 8th 1910, W Wallace, a member of the Frenchay Church of England Temperance Society Band of Hope, took part in a play called "Dick Whittington and his Cat", in which he played the part of the cat.

Bill Wallace, RN, served in HMS Marlborough during the Great War.

Later, Bill was groundsman for Frenchay Cricket Club in the days when they used to play on the common.

During World War Two, Bill served in the Merchant Navy and was killed in Australia when he fell into the hold of his ship.      [See War Memorial Frenchay]