Private Edward Falconer

Second World War

Private Edward Falconer, 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment,  Army Air Corps.  He died whilst in an Italian Prisoner of War camp in North Africa on 30th November 1942, aged 21. He was the son of John and Elizabeth Falconer of Rodgers Place, Earlston and is buried in Massicault War Cemetery, Tunisia.Before the war he had played scrum half for Earlston Rugby Club and was a fine left hand bowler for Carolside Cricket Club.