Second Lieutenant Frederick Ewen Baldwin Falkiner KIA 1917

#OnThisDay 1917 2nd Lt Frederick Baldwin Falkiner from Terenure, Dublin was KIA. He joined the RDF 7th ‘Pals’ & fought in Gallipoli. He received the Military Cross while gazetted to the Royal Irish Rifles at Messines. He joined the RFC & was shot down as an observer, dying 6 days after his brother. Frederick was 22. 

Second Lieutenant Frederick Ewen Baldwin Falkiner
Second Lieutenant Frederick Ewen Baldwin Falkiner (HU 121883) Second Lieutenant Frederick Ewen Baldwin Falkiner MC. Unit: 17th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles, attached to No. 57 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Death: 21 August 1917, Western Front. Recipient of the Bronze Medal for Military Valour (Italy). Copyright: © IWM. Original Source: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205294498

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