Grave marker for Wallace E. Poulton in the Colonel
Ledyard Cemetery, Groton (New London county), Connecticut.
Wallace enlisted in the Army at Syracuse, NY on 189
Pfc Poulton was attached to Hq 3rd from the
Medical Detachment on 26 May 1944. He was listed as seriously
injured in 7 June 1944 and was evacuated to the 91st General
Hospital three days later.
20 August 1944 his name appeared on the manifest (lie #9) for Air
Transport Command aircraft #107467 from Prestwick, Scotland to
Mitchel Field, NY.
A nurse by the name of 2nd Lt Agnes Simonsin was
in charge of caring for the 19 evacuees on board. The flight
crew was all civilian.