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Photograph - black and white - Private Arthur Coulson

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Description
Individual image from booklet - "In Memory of the Gallant Officers and Men of Victoria in Transvaal War, 1899-1900".
Object Registration
26182
Keywords
arthur coulson, victorian mounted rifles, first contingent, scouting, enteric fever, military funeral
Historical information
Arthur Coulson had served two years with the Victorian Mounted Rifles when he volunteered for active service. He was in the First Contingent, Mounted Infantry Unit sent to South Africa. He was engaged in scouting duties. Private Coulson contracted enteric fever (typhoid) and died in hospital. His death was the first from disease in the Regiment. He was given a military funeral.
When Made
1900
Made By
G A Osboldstone (Printer and Publisher)
Last updated
2 Feb 2018 at 10:49AM