Coulson, Francis Harold

Elsternwick & Danthorpe WW1 Memorial Plaque, St Lawrence’s Church, Front Lane, Elstronwick

BORN ERITH, KENT, 24/04/1891. SON OF WILLIAM AND ANNIE COULSON, OF ELSTERNWICK, BURSTWICK, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL AS PRIVATE, 21898 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 142131, 18TH MACHINE GUN CORPS. HE DIED OF WOUNDS AT ROUEN HOSPITAL, ON 13/09/1918, AGED 26. HE LEFT HIS ARMY EFFECTS TO BOTH PARENTS, SISTER ANNIE, AND FRIED, GERTRUDE BUTLER.
HE IS BURIED AT ST SEVER MILITARY CEMETERY, ROUEN, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, “DEARLY LOVED”.

HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE ELSTERNWICK & DANTHORPE WW1 MEMORIAL WHERE 24 MEN SERVED AND 4 DIED IN  WW1. ALSO LISTED ON THE HUMBLETON WW1 MEMORIAL PLAQUE IN ST PETER’S CHURCH (47 MENS SERVED AND 6 DIED)


First name:
FRANCIS HAROLD
Military Number:
142131
Rank:
Private
Date Died
13/09/1918
Place died:
St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Age:
26
, BURSTWICK, ELSTERNWICK, EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK