dr. Bill Wallace

Dr. William Lindsey Wallace Dateline

 

-     1908 Born January 17

-     1929 Enrolled at The University of Tennessee Medical School in Memphis

-     1934 Applied to the Foreign Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention

-     1935 In July appointed as Medical Missionary by Foreign Mission Board to Stout Memorial    

               Hospital, Wuchow, China

-     1935 September 6, left for China

-     1939-1940 Hospital Administrator

-     1940-41 Returned to US on furlow

-     1941 August 12, returned to Wuchow

-     1944 In September staff packed on barges to flee from Japanese

-     1945 Japanese surrendered. Dr. Wallace returned to Wuchow

-     1946-47 Dr. Wallace furloughed to US

-     1947 In September, Dr. Wallace returned to Wuchow

-     1950 December 19, Dr. Wallace was arrested, jailed and tortured

-     1951 February 10, Dr. Wallace died in prison

-     1985 January, Dr. Wallace’s remains returned to Knoxville by Cornelia Leavell

-     1985 January 12, Memorial Service at WMBC

-     1998 Memorial in Greenwood Cemetery Dedicated

*The Bill Wallace of China book is available for purchase ($15) in The Source.