DAILY TELEGRAPH – OBITUARY REV GROUP CAPTAIN DONALD WALLACE

QHC Sept 77 1 copyThe Reverend Group Captain Donald Wallace, who has died aged 92, served in the Royal Navy as an Asdic operator, initially during the Battle of the Atlantic and then in support of D-Day.  During the autumn of 1944 he sailed on the Arctic Convoys to Murmansk.  Ordained after the war, he served in Aden, Kenya, Cyprus and Germany before becoming the assistant principal chaplain at HQ Support Command.  He was appointed a Queen’s Honorary Chaplain in 1977.  He received the Russian  Ushakov Medal and the French Government awarded him the Legion d’Honneur.

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