Henry Coulter (1891-1916)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- COULTER, HENRY. Corporal. No 17/1570. 17th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Ardwick, Manchester 2.11.1891. Son of Henry Coulter, 39 Lister Street, Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Manchester. Educated at Spring Grove Council School. Lived with his Aunt, Mrs A.Schofield at 12 Westbourne Road, Marsh. Employed as a clerk in Huddersfield Tramway Offices. Was a member of Gledholt Wesleyan Chapel Bible Class. Enlisted 31.5.1915. Embarked for France in April, 1916. Suffered serious injuries on 10.10.1916, when part of a trench fell on him. Admitted to No 37 Casualty Clearing Station but he died of his injuries on 19.10.1916, aged 24 years. Buried AVESNES-LE-COMTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row B, Grave 7.
- Correspondence between Henry Coulter and his sweetheart Lucy Townend was published in the book "Yours for Eternity": A Romance of the Great War (2014) edited by John H. Rumsby.
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #75356)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #5109887)