Eugene Baxter Wallace was born 12 March 1915, Jefferson City, Jefferson County, Tennessee
Died non Battle 23 July 1943, Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia
The Knoxville Journal, July 26, 1943
Funeral for Capt. Eugene B. Wallace, who was killed near Moody Field, near Valdosta, Ga., will be at 10 a.m. Montay at First Baptist Church in Clinton. Body will lie in state for one hour at the church. Burial at Copperhill, Tenn.

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Captain Eugene Baxter Wallace was the first child of Emma Weaver Wallace and Rutherford Baxter (R.B.) Wallace and his hometown was Clinton, Tennessee. Captain Wallace had two sisters: Flo Wallace Stansberry and Dean Wallace Brown, also of Clinton. All now deceased.
-Submitted by his niece, Dianne Pemberton

The Knoxville Journal, July 25, 1943
Capt. Eugene B. Wallace, 28, son of Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Wallace, Clinton, Tenn. was killed in a plane crash, Friday 7:30 p.m. near Moody Field, Valdosta, Ga., while on a cross country flight. Captain Wallace was squadron commander at Moody Field, having been stationed there since May 1942. He was a graduate of University of Tennessee and had been in service since March 15, 1941. Besides his parents, he leaves a wife, Kay Franklin Wallace of Georgia; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Stansberry, San Antonio, Texas and Miss Deane Wallace, Clinton; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Wallace, C.B. Weaver and a host of friends and relatives. Funeral arrangements will be announced later, pending arrival of his sister, Mrs. Stansberry.

The Knoxville Journal, July 26, 1943
Funeral for Capt. Eugene B. Wallace, who was killed near Moody Field, near Valdosta, Ga., will be at 10 a.m. Montay at First Baptist Church in Clinton. Body will lie in state for one hour at the church. Burial at Copperhill, Tenn.

  • Rank: Captain
  • Date of birth:
  • 12 March 1915
  • Date of death: 23 July 1943
  • County: Anderson
  • Hometown: Clinton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Top Panel
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