Private Alexander Coull

Private Alexander S. Coull, 16th Battalion, Royal Scots. He was killed in action on 9th April 1917 in the Battalion’s very successful attack on the German Blue Line  on the first day of the Battle of Arras. He was the son of Robert and Annie Coull of Redford Lodge, Colinton, Edinburgh and was a native of Berwick-Upon-Tweed. He is buried in Bailleul Road East Cemetery, St. Laurent-Blangy, Arras, France. Until the Battalion was withdrawn into reserve on the 15th April casualties were 310 Officers and Other Ranks.

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