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Bugler W J Coleman


Claro Times - 19th November 1915

News has been received from the War Office that Bugler W J Coleman has been seriously wounded. He is the son of Mr and Mrs G Coleman (baths manager at Starbeck), and is well-known in local swimming circles. A short time ago, he was granted the Royal Society's humane certificate for rescuing a lady from the River Nidd at Knaresborough. He went out to France in April last, and his father is also serving at the Front. The nature of his injury is gunshot wound in the head. He is now in the 23rd General Hospital, Etaples.


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