Engineer Walter F. Wallace Jr.

Photo of Engineer Walter F. Wallace Jr.
Last Call: Sat, Oct 4th, 1952
Date of Incident: Sat, Oct 4th, 1952
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Service Time: 24 years
Age: 48


His wife Geneva and mother Lillian


Walter Wallace Jr. suffered a fatal heart attack after returning from fighting a attic fire at 2515 Cedar St. 21 years earlier, his father Walter Wallace Sr. of Truck Co. 5 died at the station. Two years earlier his uncle, Capt. Fred Stephen, also stationed at Engine 12 died at a fire. A brother George K. Wallace, who had been at Engine 12 for 20 years died of a heart attack in 1944 while off duty at the Jeffersonville Quartermaster Depot.


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