Rededication Service for Lance Corporal Coulthard
29 July 2015
The Rededication Service for Lance Corporal John Antony
Ronald Coulthard, Intelligence Corps, will take place at 1400hrs on
30 July 2015 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Becklingen
War Cemetery conducted by The Revd CJ Larrett MA Corps Chaplain. It
will be attended by descendants of LCpl Coulthard and members of
the Intelligence Corps.
LCpl Coulthard escaped from Stalag XXA with a fellow Prisoner of
War but was recaptured. He attempted to escape a further 8 times
and eventually died on a forced march across Germany. He was
originally buried as an unidentified soldier but after new evidence
was submitted, his grave was identified.
The service has been arranged by the Commemorations team in the
Joint Casualty and compassionate Centre part of the Ministry of
Defence with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission providing the