Samuel Falls likeness

Private Samuel Falls

1st Battalion Scots Guards
Service No: 11097

Samuel Falls grave

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Personal details

Born / Resided

Tempo, Co. Fermanagh / 26 North Square, Gartsherrie, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 27/09/1915 at Loos

Enlisted

Glasgow

Employed

Iron Worker with William Baird and Company, Gartsherrie

Age

26

Buried / Remembered

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais. France

Family Information

Son of John and Margaret Falls of the Blue Doons, Kelly Moon, Cookstown, Co.Tyrone. Samuels older brother Private Robert Falls of the 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers was Killed in Action on the 26/08/1914 aged 29. He is NOT on the Memorial

Additional Information

Samuel was Killed in Action on the 3rd day of the Battle of Loos. Samuel enlisted in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers at Cookstown, Co. Tyrone on the 13/01/1908. He was a member of Loyal Orange Lodge 133, Coatbridge District 22. Also remembered in the St Augustines Parish (book) Roll of Honour and on the Cookstown War Memorial with his brother Robert (see photos). See photos for name on the Loos Memorial

Photos
  Medal Index Card  remembered at home  remembered at home  additional photo

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Comments
His older brother Robert also fell. He was in 2nd Royal Irish Fusiliers and died on 26/08/1914
Wesley Wright, cookstown, 12/03/2019 4:20PM

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