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WW1 Territorial Force War Medal, East Surrey Regiment - Named To Falla

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A Territorial Force War Medal awarded to 2506 (later 240676) Private (later Sergeant) John Austin Falla, who served with the 1/6 East Surrey Regiment.

The details of his award are as follows:

Territorial Force War Medal named to 2506 PTE. J.A. FALLA. E. SURR. R.

FURTHER DETAILS:

Falla’s Medal Index Card and Medal Roll entries can be viewed by clicking on here, on here and on here, (if you have access to Ancestry, although a paper copy of the MIC will be provided with this listing) and they confirm that he served with the 1/6 East Surrey Regiment.

The history of the actions and activities of the East Surrey Regiment can be viewed by clicking on here. In summary, the 1/6 East Surrey Regiment along with the 1/5th were not to see service on the Western Front. Both battalions were a part of the Surrey Brigade, which alongside the 4th and 5th West Surreys, where attached to the Home Counties Division.

They embarked for India in October 1914 and were employed on garrison duties in the United Provinces and the Punjab for two years. The 1/6th Battalion left India in February 1917 for a twelve-month tour of duty with the Aden Field Force before returning to India.

All these assignments are noted in detail in Falla’s records, which can be viewed by clicking on here, (if you have a subscription to ‘find my past’).  

His entire life has been mapped out on Ancestry and can be viewed by clicking on here. He was born at Mortlake, Surrey, England in 1880, enlisted into the territorials in 1898 at Richmond and was called up in August 1914 and served with the regiment (B Company 1/6) until December 1919.

He appears to have been a model soldier rising to the rank of Sergeant in 1917.

He passed away in April 1937, by the outset of WW2 his widow was living in Barnes Surrey. Her details can be viewed by clicking on here, (again if you have a subscription to ‘find my past’).

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Seller Information:
  • Sellers Name:
    Phil Haigh
  • Item Location:
    Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Sellers Telephone Number:
    07729 479618
  • Payment Types Accepted:
    Any but Paypal

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