A. A. Wallis
Service no. 30098
Private, Welsh Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Born in Lambeth; enlisted in Camberwell; lived in Lambeth
Killed in action on 8 September 1916, aged 18
Remembered at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Information from the censuses
In 1911 Arthur Ambrose Wallis was a 13-year-old schoolboy living in three rooms at 29 Fountain Street (off Wandsworth Road, south of Hemans Street) with his parents and seven siblings. His father, Herbert Wallis, 38, was a railway porter from Tunbridge Wells, Kent; his mother, Louisa Wallis, 34, was from Westminster. The siblings were James Wallis, 14; Louie Wallis, 11; Kate Wallis, 9; Rose Wallis, 6; Minnie Wallis, 4; George Wallis, 1; Herbert Wallis, 2 months.
When Arthur was baptised at All Saints, South Lambeth, his parents lived at 9 Lansdowne Gardens, Stockwell.