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Gerald Watson FAILES, DSO, MC

Gerald Watson FAILES, DSO, MC

Male 1894 - 1918

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  • Name  Gerald Watson FAILES, DSO, MC 
    Suffix  DSO, MC 
    Born  1894  Tilney St Lawrence, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1 Apr 1901  Moreditch Field, Tilney St Lawrence, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census  1 Apr 1911  The Limes, Moreditch, Tilney St Lawrence, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Watson Failes & family
    Watson Failes & family
    1911 census
    Military  1918 
    Captain, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment 
    Died  15 Apr 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: FAILES, GERALD WATSON Initials: G W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Captain Regiment/Service: Norfolk Regiment Unit Text: 9th Bn. Force: --> Date of Death: 15/04/1918 Awards: D S O, M C Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 34 to 35 and 162A. Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
      Source www.cwgc.org
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      Eastern Daily Press - Friday 26 April 1918

      LOCAL OFFICERS IN RECENT FIGHTING

      Captain G Watson Failes

      Captain Gerald Watson Failes, Norfolk Regiment, was killed in action on the 15th Inst. He was 23 years of age and was the son of Mr Watson Failes, of the Limes, Tilney St Lawrence, Kings Lynn. He had been on active service for over 3 years, and had previously been wounded. At the outbreak of war he enlisted as a trooper in a cavalry Regiment, and was later given a commission. He was awarded the Military Cross for a particularly brilliant exploit, and was regarded as an extremely capable officer, and was held in high esteem by his men.
      Source: http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Norfolk/TilneyAllSaintsMemorial.html

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    Captain G. W Failes D.S.O., M.C.
    Captain G. W Failes D.S.O., M.C.
    Source: http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Norfolk/TilneyAllSaintsMemorial.html
    Parish Church, All Saints, Tilney All Saints, Norfolk
    Parish Church, All Saints, Tilney All Saints, Norfolk
    Commemorative window
    Buried  Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I19143  1. Essex Ennevers
    Last Modified  23 Jun 2012 

    Father  Watson FAILES,   Born:  1852, Tilney All Saints, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Mary Saddleton MARSTERS,   Born:  1869/70, South Lynn, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown 
    Married  1889  Downham District, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F5835  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1894 - Tilney St Lawrence, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1901 - Moreditch Field, Tilney St Lawrence, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1911 - The Limes, Moreditch, Tilney St Lawrence, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Apr 1918 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Link to Google Earth
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