Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Coulton, John Thomas - Private (235198)

Pte John Thomas Coulton
11th Battalion,
Lancashire Fusiliers,
Killed in Action,
7th June 1917,
Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

Newspaper Report:

A large circle of people will regret to learn, for he was respected by all who knew him, that Private John Thomas Coulton, Lancashire Fusiliers, was killed in action on June 7th 1917.
His wife lives at 1, Deansgrove, Haslingden, and he was employed as a calender man at Holden Wood Bleachworks.  He was connected with Laneside Parish Church.

Newspaper Memorial:

In loving remembrance of Private John Thomas Coulton, who was killed in action in France, June 7th, 1917. 

"Just a year ago you left us,
How we miss your smiling face;
But you left us to remember,
There is one treasure in your place."

From his sorrowing Wife and Child, 325 Blackburn Road.