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
- Individual image from booklet - "In Memory of the Gallant Officers and Men of Victoria in Transvaal War, 1899-1900".
- arthur coulson, victorian mounted rifles, first contingent, scouting, enteric fever, military funeral
- 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.
- G A Osboldstone (Printer and Publisher)
- 2 Feb 2018 at 10:49AM