John Edward Couldrey

Name

John Edward Couldrey

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

11/08/1918
31

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Corporal
9072
The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
2nd Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
Q.4.F.8.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Knebworth Village Memorial
Knebworth St. Martin’s Church Memorial, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Roll of Honour, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Framed Memorial, Knebworth (New)

Pre War

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.

Wartime Service

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.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson