Chief of Clan Wallace Dies
We have just received the sad news that Ian Francis Wallace of that Ilk, Chief of the Name and Arms of Wallace passed away at the weekend. Our hearts go out to his friends and family. This is a massive loss to Clan Wallace. Ian was 89 years old.
Ian was the 35th Chief of the Clan. He became Chief upon the death of his brother, Lt. Col. Malcolm Robert Wallace, on 9th December 1990.
Born 28 September 1926 Ian is the son of Colonel Robert Francis Hunter Wallace of that Ilk and Euphemia Hoskyns. On Febuary 2nd 1963 he married Teresa Hyne Buckingham, daughter of Reverend Christopher Leigh Buckingham.
Educated at Stowe School, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England. He graduated from New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Master of Arts. He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Royal Army Service Corps and Arab Legion.
Ian lived with his family in Edinburgh. With Teresa he had three children; Andrew Robert Wallace of that Ilk, younger, Henrietta Katherine Wallace and James Christopher Wallace.