1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Alfred Barton Coleman

Contributed by: David Coleman, on 2008-11-11

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Rank
First Name Alfred Barton
Surname Coleman
Year of Birth 1888
Year of Death 1968
Regiment Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry
Place of Wartime Residence

Alfred Barton's Story

A 'Kitchener' volunteer. Fought with the Royal Bucks Hussars throughout the Eastern campaign including the battle for Gaza when on horseback they charged the Turkish guns and captured Gaza on the 7th November 1917. A courageous man filled with compassion and humility. The most wonderful Father a man could wish for.

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