ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
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John was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, the son of George & Emma Couldrey. His father, a retired coachman, later moved to 4 Gun Road, Knebworth, Hertfordshire.
John had been serving in the Army for twelve years at the outbreak of the war and was in India at the time. He was then posted to East Africa where he was wounded three times. After being married for only seven months he was posted to France in May 1918. He was wounded on the 3rd August 1918 and died of his wounds on the 11th. He is buried in the St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.