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Trooper William Fallon

Ancestor Details

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.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Stephen Hopkins, Huntley Point NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Great Nephew

Name of Descendant: M Hopkins
Relationship to Ancestor: Great Nephew

 


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