The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra
|Trooper William Fallon|
Ancestor's Name: William Richard Fallon
Ancestor's date of birth: 13/01/1864
Ancestor's date of death: 14/03/1958
Cause of Death: Not stated
Service Number: 2727
Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Harden - Murrumburrah
Unit: 3rd NSW Imperial Bushman
Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: On enlistment
Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War service
Murray Page: 153
Contingent: 5th NSW Contingent (Imperial Draft Contingent)
Ship: Ranee, Date of Sailing: 22/03/1901
Memorial details: Interred at Harden/Murrumburrah Cemetery NSW
Decorations: QSA with Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, SA 1901, SA 1902 clasps.
Personal Characteristics: He was a farmer born in Cootamundra NSW. Height: 170 cm, Fair Complexion, Brown Hair.
Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided
Details of service in war: 15 August 1900 Relief of Elands River, 26 January 1901 Vlakfontein 24 March 1901 in 80 kilometre night march to Wolmaranstad 27 October 1901. Engane Mullers Commandos at Kaultsfontnek.
Service and life after the Boer War: No details provided.
Name of Descendant: Stephen Hopkins, Huntley Point NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Nephew
Name of Descendant: M Hopkins
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew