Adam Brown Falconer

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 30947
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 13th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 16.09.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: E.22.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1896
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 City Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Calender Worker, Belmont Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jessie Falconer, 2 City Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Falconer, 2 City Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    David

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Adam Brown Falconer

Adam was the brother of Pte David Falconer S/9283, 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders, who was killed in action 18.07.1916.

Adam Falconer   30947   Royal Scots

DUNDEE BROTHERS SAD FATE.

Ill-fate has befallen two Dundee soldier brothers within recent months.  Both are sons of Mrs Falconer, 2 City Road.  The younger of the pair, Private Adam Falconer, Royal Scots, died from wounds on 16th September.  He was twenty years of age, and had been at the front for ten weeks when he sustained the fatal injuries.  Prior to going into the army, he was employed as a calender worker at Belmont Works.

Dundee Courier 5th October 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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