Thursday, 19 May 2016

William Henry Falloon 1891-1918

photograph with thanks to Fay Polson
Born:1891 and baptised on 16 August 1891 at St Mary's Church Worsbrough

Son of: Thomas George Jepson Falloon, born about 1852 in Barnsley, 18 Perseverance Street, who
married in 1886 Priscilla Wroe, born about 1854 in Birdwell

Position in family: The second of 3 children
1. Thomas A born about 1889
2. William Henry born 1891 WW1 KILLED
3. George F born about 1892 WW1 Served Essex Regiment

Home address, age and occupation:
1901: 2 Pitt Street  aged 9 a scholar
1911: 18 Perseverance Street  aged 19 a paper maker

 Married Edith Cooke on 27 December 1917
He had no children

Military Service:
Enlisted: in Barnsley  
Regiment and Battalion:  York and Lancs 2/5th, then 1st/4th (Hallamshire)(T.F.)Battalion
Service number and rank: 241946  private
Awards: Victory and British medals

Death:  Killed in action on 20 March 1918  aged 26
Buried at: Duhallow ADS Cemetery,Ypres,Belgium
Grave Reference:IX.C.1.

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Husband of Edith Falloon of 13 Old Road, Smithies, Barnsley

Remembered: St George's Memorial Plaque

Further information is available on this man on request

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