|Place of birth||Hull, England|
|School||Sit Henry Cooper's School, Hull, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||18|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, G. Coulson, 174 Bean Street, Hull, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||46th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/63/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Mericourt, France|
|Age at death||22|
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||Mericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 8), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: George and Ada COULSON, 24 Alfred Street, Hull, England|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 11 May 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917, and marched into 12th Training Bn, Codford, the same day.
Found guilty, Tidworth, no date stated, of being absent without leave from 22 October 1917, until 26 October 1917: GOC AIF Depots in United Kingdom directs no further action be taken.
Proceeded overseas to France, 6 November 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 7 November 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 10 November 1917; taken on strength of 59th Bn, 15 November 1917.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.
Buried by Reverend F.C. Bremer at Merricourt Abbey Cemetery, 7 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COULSON Harold|