Walter McFarlane Coulter | Service Record

First Name(s)Walter McFarlane
Place of BirthWest Indies
Club(s)Queen's Park
ServiceBritish Army
Service Number-
Previous Service Number(s)2317
Regiment or CorpsHighland Light Infantry
Unit(s)1/9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion
3/6th Battalion
1/6th (City of Glasgow) Battalion*
Previous Regiment(s) or Corps-
Type of Casualty (If applicable)Killed in Action
Theatre of War (If applicable)Western European Theatre
Date of Death (If applicable)20/05/1917
Place of Death (If applicable)France and Flanders
Place of Burial/Commemoration (If applicable)Arras Memorial
Grave/Memorial Reference (If applicable)Bay 8.
Awards and DecorationsMilitary Cross
Citation(s)2nd Lt. Walter McFarlane Coulter, High. L.I.
"For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a raid on the enemy's trenches. He led his men with great dash and the success of the raid was largely due to his personal coolness and initiative. He has on many previous occasions done fine work." (The London Gazette, Supplement 30001, 26 March, 1917.)
Supplementary NotesCommissioned 27/09/1915.
*Attached 1/9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion.