Grave Location – Anglican A-122.
Surname/ Christian Names- WALLIS, Albert Edward
Date/Place of Birth- November, 1888 / Bunbury, W. A.
Service Number – 975
Rank – Corporal.
Unit / Division – 10th Light Horse Regiment
Enlistment Date/Place – 14 January, 1915, Blackboy Hill, W.A.
Height- 168cms Weight- 60kgs
Address– Carey Street, Bunbury, W.A..
Occupation– Mill Hand.
Next of Kin– Father- Matthew Edward Wallis of Carey Street, Bunbury, W.A.
Religion – Methodist
Embarkation Details – 26 April, 1915 from Fremantle on “ Hororata “
Overseas Port/Date- Alexandria.
Date of Discharge- 3 October, 1919.
15/07/1915– Taken on Strength- 10th Light Horse Anzac B Squadron.
7/08/1915– Part of the famous charge at the Nek, Gallipoli.
29-30/08/1915- Involved in the heroic attack on Hill 60, Gallipoli.
1/12/1915- Suffered Lumbago- evacuated to Mudros.
6/12/1915- Transferred to Lemnos.- Admitted to Bury St Edmonds Suffolk Hospital, England
24/12/1915- Embarked on “ Caledonia “ to Alexandria.
1916- Throughout the year, the 10th Light Horse defended Egypt against the Turks who were advancing on the Suez Canal. They drove the Turks across the Deserts of Sinai.
1917- Part of the Desert Column that advanced into Palestine, helping to capture Jerusalem.
18/07/1917- Admitted with Debility to Bemisela/Maraket.
25/07/1917- Discharged to duty ex. Light Horse Field Ambulance.
7/09/1917- Transferred to Rest Camp at Port Said.
29/11/1917- Awarded Military Medal for “ Acts of Gallantry and devotion to Duty in the field “. London Gazette, Third Supplement No. 30606 Dated 29 March 1918, and Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. 120 dated 7 August 1918.
31/03/1918- Promoted to Lance Corporal.
May 1918- Participated in the Es Salt Raid.
1/07/1918- Transferred to Rest Camp at Port Said.
16-22/07/1918- Sick to Hospital Cairo ( Boils to Arm and hand.
August 1918- Took part in raids that routed the Ottoman Army in the Jordan Valley.
September 1918- Part of first regiment to win battle for Damascus.
7/10/1918- Proceede on 14 days sick leave in Abbassia.
29/10/1918- To Cairo on leave from Moascar.
18/12/1918- Rejoined 10th Light Horse Regiment.
1919- Took part in the putting down of the uprising in Egypt.
5/07/1919- Promoted to Corporal.