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The earliest war death and where the burial is?

Tom Morgan

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Poulton is recorded in the coldstream register for those killed - his name being added to the top of the list - confirms he died accidentally but cant read the rest


My great uncle died in an accident while harnessing a horse, the horse bolted and he was caught up in the harness and dragged along and subsequently his neck was broken.

I got this info from the report in the local paper.


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Stuart, as promised here's a better shot of your gt. uncle's headstone


If you would like a larger version (appx 1.9MB) please PM me your email address


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