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Owen Fallon

Rank: Private/ Driver
Street: 28 Burry Street (or Berry Street)
Town/Village: Walker, Northumberland.
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Tarmonbarry, Co. Longford; 25 Howard Street, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, U.K.
Census 1901: Possibly living at Stable Lane, Walker Colliery, Northumberland.
Census 1911: Resident at 38 Berry Street, Walker.
Regiment/Unit: Army Service Corps, 2nd (Depot) Company
Regiment Number: T2/SR/03358
Date of Death: 18-04-1916
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia, First Northern General Hospital, Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.
Memorial: Christchurch Churchyard, Walker-on-Tyne

Owen was born c.1867 in Longford. He lived in Walker-on-Tyne, near Newscastle-on-Tyne. He was married twice; he married his second wife, Elizabeth Jane Martin (née Carr) in April 1905*

Pte Fallon enlisted in Newcastle, but died of pneumonia in Newcastle. 

Parents Names: Son of Michael Fallon
Notes: The headstone has been replaced since our photograph was taken: see Find A Grave link below. *The 1901 Census appears to show him married to a Durham-born woman called Mary Anne, and at that time they had two sons, John and Thomas. He had a third son by this first marriage named Owen.

Link to CWGC entry; Find A Grave, headstone

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