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Colson , E

Amara War Cemetery, Iraq

Amara War Cemetery, Iraq


NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Thursday 27 January 1916

Old Victorian Wounded. Major Edward Colson of the 41st Dogras whose name appears amongst the wounded in todays casualty list was the son of Dr Colson who formerly practised in St Helier. Major Colson was at Victoria College from 1889-92.

Edward Colson

Major Edward Colson
41st Dogras, Indian Army

Eldest son of Surgeon Major E & Mrs Mary Colson. Husband of Florence E Colson. Educated at Victoria College

Died of wounds received on 13 January 1916 at the Battle of the Wadi, aged 41 years.

Commemorated on OV Memorial, Jersey

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


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