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10 Dec 1884
Carrington, Nottinghamshire
Son of William and Alice Coulby of Coronation Street, New Balderton, Newark; husband of Ethel Faith Coulby of 11 Berridge Rd. East, Nottingham. His probate proven on 28th January 1919 in Nottingham shows him as George Thomas Harold Coulby of 14 Great Freeman Street, Nottingham , Private in Hi s Majesties Army, died 2nd September 1918 in France, his effects of £231 9 shillings and 1 pence were left to his widow Ethel Faith Coulby
02 Sep 1918
1741377 - CWGC Website
7th Bn King's Shropshire Light Infantry
7th Bn formerly 6250 Sherwood Foresters (Notts. and Derby Regiment). He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
In memoriam published 2nd September 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “COULBY. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Pte. Harold Coulby, Sherwood Foresters, killed in action September 2nd, 1918. Cherished memories, shattered hopes, ever in our thoughts. – From sorrowing wife and children, 14 Great Freeman-street. “COULBY. – In loving remembrance of my only brother, Pte. Harold Coulby, who fell in action September 2nd, 1918; also my dear cousin, Pte. George Marsh, M.M., killed in action September 27th, 1918. – From Reg. and Mona. “COULBY. – In ever-loving memory of Pte. Harold Coulby, 1/7th Sherwood Foresters, killed in action September 2nd, 1918, dearly loved eldest son of William and Alice Coulby, Coronation-street, Balderton, Newark, aged 33; also his dear cousin, Pte. George Marsh, M.M., 8th West Yorks, killed in action Sept. 27th, 1918, aged 19.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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