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Name: Percy COULTHARD
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: P Service No.: 4416
Date of Birth : 16/12/1891 Place of Birth : Alston, Cumberland. Age at Death: 25
Unit: "D" Company, 10th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 11 North View, Barmoor, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Beldy High, Alston, Cumberland.
Civilian Employment: Started as a stoneman at Emma Colliery 6th June 1911. Left on 23rd April 1914.
How Died:
Date of Death: Thursday 12th July 1917
Place of Death: Flanders, Belgium.
Battle/Campaign: Flanders Offensive, 7th June 10th November 1917.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Congregational Church, Roll of Honour, Barmoor, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), Belgium. Memorial ref Panel 8 and 12.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of William and Elizabeth Coulthard of 'Garrigill', Alston, Cumberland. Husband of Isobel Coulthard of 11 North View, Barmoor, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham (born in Alston). Brothers: Thomas J Storey, and William. Sisters: Jane, Mary, and Hannah Margaret. Percy's father was a shoe maker.
Notes : Percy had been wounded twice previously, at the Dardanelles and in France. He was taken prisoner on or around the 12th July 1917 and may have died in captivity as a prisoner of war.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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