Robert James COULTER

Regimental number245
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressFrancis Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10"
Weight163 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Crawford Coulter, c/- W.H. Melville, Thompson Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Previous military service9th Australian Light Horse; 20th Light Horse
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 7 November 1915
Age at death22
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 182), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Hamilton Cemetery, Victoria. Photo: Ian Marr
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10233 Pte Herbert COULTER, 5th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 19 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Died of illness in Aerodome Camp Hospital, Heliopolis, 7 November 1915 (plumonary tuberculosis); buried, 7 November 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COULTER Robert James