Themes with William Noble Wallace


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1895/01/13 Margaret Vance Noble Wallace, wife of Henry Lane Wallace, gives birth to a son, William Noble Wallace, in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Born General Lew Wallace Study and Museum Crawfordsville, IN
1910/00/00 After graduating from Indianapolis Public Schools, William "Tee" Noble Wallace attends The Hill School in Pottstown. Education The Hill School, Pottstown Pottstown, PA
1916/06/17 Tee Wallace leaves Yale and enlist in the American Field Ambulance Service with the French Army. Wallace will be attached Section One until 27 November 1916. Vocation Yale University New Haven, CT
1916/07/00 Tee Wallace serves as an ambulance driver for six months. His unit received 3 citations, including the French Croix-de-Guerre with palm and the Fourragere for Souville-Tavanne. Remains of Fort Souville are near Fleury-devant-Douaumont. Military Verdun Forts Circuit Verdun
1917/06/00 After returning to Yale in December of 1916, William Noble Wallace completes his senior year with an AB and graduates. Education
1917/07/00 American Field Ambulance Section One and Tee Wallace serve in the vicinity of Verdun from June to late November, 1916. Military Verdun Forts Circuit Verdun
1917/07/05 William "Tee" Wallace enlist in the United States Marine Corps. Military
1917/08/27 William Noble Wallace is appointed Second Lieutenant, Quantico, Virginia, attached 34th Company, 1st Replacement Battalion. Military Quantico Marine Corps Base Historic District Marine Corps Base, Quantico
1917/11/00 William Noble Wallace graduates at the top of his class from the Officers' Training School at Quantico, Virginia. Military Quantico Marine Corps Base Historic District Marine Corps Base, Quantico
1918/02/00 First Replacement Battalion and 2nd Lt William Wallace set sail for France on the USS VON STEUBEN (lost). After landing at Brest, they will move immediately to the training area near Chatillon. Military
1918/06/11 After completing Army School at Gondrecourt, Tee Wallace is attached French Division, 83d Company, 6th Regiment. They will move onto Chateau Thierry. Military Chateau-Thierry Hauts-de-France
1918/07/17 American Second Lt Tee Wallace leads his platoon over the top of a hill during fighting at Belleau Woods. Military Hauts-de-France France
1918/07/19 A piece of high explosive hits Wallace as he leads his men in the attack on Vierzy. Tee is evacuated to Base Hospital No 43. His regiment is cited by the French for this action and his company is awarded Croix-de-Guerre with Palm. Health Hauts-de-France France
1918/09/06 William Wallace is promoted to first lieutenant. However, communications at the front being what they were, he will never learn of his promotion. Military
1918/10/07 Tee Wallace rejoins his command for the Meuse-Argonne offensive. He is appointed Battalion Scout Officer. Military Meuse-Argonne Offensive
1918/10/08 Wallace's company is withdrawn for replacement, but Wallace stays. Offering his sketching ability, he volunteers to reconnoiter the front line. Military
1918/10/09 After mapping enemy positions on the front line, William Wallace, in the early dawn, heads to HQ on Blanc Mont Ridge and is killed by shell fire. He is buried between Saint-Etienne-a-Arnes and Sommepy-Tahure, Marne. Died Marne (department), FR
1918/11/11 Germany formally surrenders at 11:00 am. Belligerents agreed to stop fighting while the terms of peace are negotiated. In Memoriam
1918/12/00 Tee posthumously receives an American Field Service Medal with letter from the French Ministry of War, a Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism and a Navy Cross. His Marine regiment received the French fourragere. In Memoriam
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