Private John Coubrough

Private John Coubrough. 19th Corps Motor Transport Company, Army Service Corps. He died on Service in Belgium on the 29th November 1918 aged 21. He was born in St. Ninians, Stirlingshire in 1898 and was the son of Archibald and Lilias Coubrough of Alyth, Perthshire. (His father had been the gas manager in Selkirk before moving to Alyth). He had served as a dispatch rider when he fell ill with pneumonia and bronchitis and died in the 62nd Casualty Clearing Station in Courtrai ( Kortrijk ) and he is buried in Kortrijk ( St Jan ) Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

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