George Falkner and Sons Printers

George Falkner and Sons Printers

George Falkner and Sons, also known as the Deansgate Press, was a firm of printers founded in Manchester in 1843. From 1873 to 1941, their main printworks was at 170, Deansgate, Manchester. By the 1890s, they also had offices in London and Liverpool. During the First World War, they designed and printed recruiting posters and Christmas cards for the British forces. An unpublished history of the firm states that 36 members of staff served in the forces during the war, and four were killed. This community includes all those who can be identified from surviving records.

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  • Born 1894

    Died 1974

    British Army 60602 Private South Lancashire Regiment

  • British Army 252708 Private Manchester Regiment 2/6th Battalion

    British Army 30699 Private Border Regiment 11th Battalion

    British Army 12080 Private Manchester Regiment 19th Battalion

  • British Army 51627 Acting Corporal King's Liverpool Regiment 1st

    British Army

    British Army 51627 Acting Corporal Liverpool Regiment Depot

  • British Army 36972 Acting Corporal Manchester Regiment

  • Born 1899

    Died 1918

    British Army 17319 Private Training Reserve 61st Battalion

    British Army 30053 Private Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry 1st

    British Army 30053 Private Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

  • British Army T/328773 Driver Army Service Corps

    British Army G/106546 Driver Middlesex Regiment

    British Army 31855 Driver King's Shropshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion

  • Died 1916

    British Army Private Entrenching Battalion 2nd Entrenching Battalion

    British Army 11311 Private Manchester Regiment 18th

    British Army 31261 Private Manchester Regiment 18th

  • Born 1897

    British Army PS/8212 Private Royal Fusiliers 24th

    British Army PS/8212 Private Royal Fusiliers 29th

    British Army PS/8212 Private Royal Fusiliers 21st

  • Born 1897

    Died 1975

    British Army Army Reserve

    British Army 35474 Private Machine Gun Corps 109th Company

    British Army 35474 Private Machine Gun Corps Attached 4th Army HQ

  • British Army 63067 Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers 3rd (Reserve) Battalion

    British Army 13005 Private Training Reserve 51st Battalion

    British Army 61778 Private Cheshire Regiment 2nd Garrison Battalion

  • Born 1896

    Died 1953

    British Army 7400 Private Entrenching Battalion 2nd Entrenching Battalion

    British Army 7400 Private Manchester Regiment 25th

    British Army 7400 Private Manchester Regiment 25th

  • Born 1889

    Died 1918

    British Army 2618 Private Manchester Regiment 2/8th Battalion

    British Army 300497 Company Serjeant Major Manchester Regiment 2/8th Battalion

    British Army 2618 Acting Corporal Manchester Regiment 2/8th Battalion

  • British Army 3781 Lancashire Fusiliers 7th Battalion

    British Army 7025 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 2/5tn Battalion

    British Army 203743 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 1/7th Battalion

  • British Army 12848 Private Manchester Regiment 11th Battalion

    British Army 12848 Private Manchester Regiment 19th Battalion

  • British Army 36640 Private Machine Gun Corps

  • British Army 218921 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1895

    British Army 26825 Private Manchester Regiment

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 126173 Private 3rd Balloon Wing

  • Born 1897

    British Army 62253 Private Royal Army Medical Corps 76th Field Ambulance

  • Born 1895

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Honorary 2nd Lieutenant

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Cadet

  • Born 1867

    British Army 11528 Private Royal Defence Corps 318th Protection Company

    British Army 1411 Private Manchester Regiment 6th Battalion

    British Army 11528 Private Royal Defence Corps 326 Protection Company