Henry Coulter (1891-1916)

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An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

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.
ROH:- Marsh War Memorial; Gledholt Wesleyan Church; Huddersfield Corporation Roll.

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