Letter from Pt Matthew Coulson to relative (2)

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Letter to relatives from Matthew in training camp before going to France to fight with 7th Northants Regt. Piognant as he was killed the next year in November 1915 leaving a wife and 3 children. He came from Polbrook in Northamptonshire where he was one of 12 children. Editor's Comment Pte. 17229 Matthew Couslon, 7th Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment, is commemorated on the Loos Memorial. Interestingly, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission records him as having been...