FALLON, William
(Service number 60922)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 22 February 1888 Place of Birth (Oamaru)

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Sherman Street, Waimate
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin John FALLON (father0, Enfield, Oamaru
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 30th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 13 October 1917
Transport Corinthic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Lost right leg

Post-war Occupations


Date 6 December 1958 Age 70 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Oamaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Block 157, Plot 8
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Fallon was the son of John and Mary (née Flaherty) Fallon. William was drawn in the 7th ballot in 1917. He married Annie Elizabeth Campbell in 1921.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 May 2019]; Oamaru Cemetery headstone transcription; Waimate Daily Advertiser, 9 May 1917 (Papers Past) [29 April 2018]

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