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Coyne, R.E., Pte., 1918

Medal Index Card

On the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial is the name of 811 Private Robert Ernest Coyne, serving with the Coldstream Guards who died 29/10/1914.

W. Bro. Revd. David T. Youngson, PPAG Chaplain, Northumberland has submitted the following:

The information given below in respect of some of the brethren is the best possible conclusions from Lodge records, Grand Lodge records & Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

124 Marquis of Granby Lodge, Year of Warrant 1763, Freemasons’ Hall Durham City811 Private COYNE Robert Ernest, Coldstream Guards, 1st Battalion
He was born at St. Oswald’s Durham and was the Inn Keeper at the Queens Head, Durham City. He was Initiated on the 2nd October 1906; Passed 6th November 1906 and Raised on the 2nd April 1907. He enlisted at Durham and was killed in action on the 29th October 1918 aged 41. He is remembered on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial,West Vaalanderen Belgium, Panel 11.

Robert Ernest Coyne is remembered at Durham on D47.09 and D47.125

The CWGC entry for Private Coyne

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