Sapper William Edgar Fallows, 25940

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  • Unit - Royal Engineers
  • Section - 91st Field Company
  • Date of Birth - 1890
  • Died - 07/02/1916
  • Age - 25

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Source: Michael Doyle Their Name Liveth For Evermore: The Great War Roll of Honour for Leicestershire and Rutland.
He was the only son of Harry Fallows, a billposter, born 1869 in Leicester and his wife Mary, born 1868 in Woolwich, Kent. William Edgar was born in 1890 in Leicester, he had one sibling, a sister Emma, born 1889 in Leicester, in April 1891 the family home was at 64, Upper Charles Street, Leicester. In April 1911William Edgar was employed as a machine operator and was residing in the family home at 35, Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leics., together with his father, now a billposting company manager and his siblings, Mabel, a hosiery trade over locker, born 1893 in Leicester and Florence Mary, born 1904 in Loughborough, Leics., also residing with the family was his widowed paternal grandmother, Emma Fallows, born 1842 in Leicester. On Wednesday February 7th 1917 The Leicester Mercury published the following article under the heading. “BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS” – IN MEMORIAM. FELLOWS.- In loving remembrance of my dear son, Sapper W. E. Fellows, R.E., who died of wounds in France, Feb. 7th 1916. But though he died so far away. His memory is with his mother every day. From his loving Mother and Sister Flo.

Leicestershire Project Findings
  • Conflict - World War I
  • Burial Place - Iv H 94, Bethune Town Cemetery
  • Other Memorials - Loughborough Carillon, War Memorial Bell Tower
Research from Michael Doyle's Their Name Liveth For Evermore
  • Unit - Royal Engineers
  • Cause of death - DIED OF WOUNDS
  • Burial Commemoration - Bethune Town Cem., France
  • Born - Leicester
  • Enlisted - Leicester
  • Place of Residence - 17 Derby Square, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England

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