Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Rowland Coulson

In memory of:

Private George Rowland Coulson

October 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

121511

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

60th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Samuel and Susan Coulson; husband of Maud M. Coulson, of Ossett Rd., Wakefield.

Commemorated on Page 71 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

B. 22. 22.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CORBI TO COZNI.  Microform Sequence 23; Volume Number 31829_B016732. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 167.  Page 451 of 900.
  • Attestation Papers– George R Coulson signed an attestation paper (service number 132893) with the 73rd Battalion CEF in Montreal on October 12, 1915.  He also signed an attestation paper (Service Number 121511) with the 69th Battalion CEF in Montreal on December 7, 1915.  He was serving with the 60th Battalion at the time of his death on October 1, 1916. 

Attestation Paper  (Source: Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War).
  • Attestation Papers 2– George R Coulson signed an attestation paper (service number 132893) with the 73rd Battalion CEF in Montreal on October 12, 1915.  He also signed an attestation paper (Service Number 121511) with the 69th Battalion CEF in Montreal on December 7, 1915.  He was serving with the 60th Battalion at the time of his death on October 1, 1916. 

Attestation Paper  (Source: Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War).
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)– Back of First Attestation paper
(Source: Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War).
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)

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