Samuel Archibald Wallace

Biography of Samuel Archibald Wallace

Samuel Archibald Wallace graduated from the University of Glasgow with a BSc in Engineering in 1932. He was born on 28th May 1909 in Wigtownshire and was the son of James Wallace, a farmer, and Jessie Wallace.

Samuel studied subjects including Higher Mathematics, Engineering Drawing and General Engineering while attending the university between 1928-1932.

The General Council Registers record Samuel’s occupation as an Electrical Engineer shortly after graduation.

Samuel served with the Royal Air Force in the Second World War. He died on 28th December 1945 at the age of 36. You can see Samuel's Commonwealth War Graves entry here.


Samuel Archibald Wallace
Born 28 May 1909.
Died 28 December 1945.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: BSc, 1932; 1927-1932;
Occupation categories: engineers
War Service: Flight Lieutenant, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Grave / Memorial: Christiansborg War Cemetery, Ghana
Record last updated: 17th Jul 2019

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