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09/02/2021 Private Joseph Coulter arrived in France on 5th October 1915.
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11/04/2017 The CWGC record Private Joseph Coulter M.M. as the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Coulter of Mullaghfad, Cooneen, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
11/04/2017 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 22nd November 1918:
11/04/2017 Lance Corporal Joseph Coulter, M.M., son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Coulter, Mullaghfad, Fivemiletown, killed in action.
11/04/2017 Last Will and Testament of Lance Corporal Joseph Coulter dated 25th May 1918:
11/04/2017 In the event of my death, I assign all pay to me to my mother, Elizabeth Anne Coulter, Mullaghfad, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone, Ireland. Signed J Coulter, Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers, Reg No 41430.
11/04/2017 Private Joseph Coulter M.M. is buried at Dadizeele New British Cemetery, sixteen kilometres east of Ypres in West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
11/04/2017 Joseph Coulter was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Anne Coulter. Thomas Coulter married Eliza Robinson on 12th June 1879 in the district of Fermanagh.
11/04/2017 Joseph was born in the Brookeborough area of County Fermanagh on 8th December 1893. The family lived in Mullaghfad, Cooneen, midway between Brookeborough and Fivemiletown.
11/04/2017 Family: Thomas Coulter, Eliza Anne Coulter, William Coulter (born 13th December 1880), Sarah Coulter (born 30th April 1882), Annie Coulter (born 25th November 1883), Rebecca Jane Coulter (born 8th May 1885) , Samuel Coulter (born 27th July 1886), Robert James Coulter (born 8th February 1888), Joseph Coulter (born 8th December 1893), William Thomas (born 25th September 1897), John Alfred Coulter (born 13th January 1900), Charles Coulter (born 11th May 1906).
11/04/2017 The 1901 census records Joseph as 7 years old. Joseph and his family were living at Mullaghfad, Fermanagh. Thomas Coulter was a farmer.
11/04/2017 The 1911 census records Joseph as 17 years old. He was working on his fatherís farm. He was living with the family at Mullaghfad.
11/04/2017 Joseph Coulter enlisted in Fivemiletown, Co Tyrone.
11/04/2017 Private Joseph Coulter served with the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons (Service Squadron), Service No. 150, for a time.
11/04/2017 Joseph also served with the 2nd Regiment of the North Irish Horse before joining the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
11/04/2017 In his will, Joseph left all to his mother, Elizabeth Anne Coulter, who was living at Mullaghfad, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
30/12/2015 Private Joseph Coulter was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was killed in action in Belgium. The exact date of death is unknown but he died between 1 and 7 October 1918. He was 24.
30/12/2015 Private Joseph Coulter was awarded the Military Medal (M.M.)
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