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Ian Christopher Coulton
12-Sep-2009, 04:59 PM
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Ian Christopher Coulton
If anyne knew my brother Ian Coulton he passed away suddenly 1/2/08 aged 51.
He left st Marys about 1970 and Joined the Royal Navy at the age of 16,as a Petty Officer he saw combat in the Falklands War and was awarded the Falklands combat medal in 1982, he was promoted to Officer in 1984 and saw action in Iraq war 1& 2 and Afghanistan he was promoted to Commander Royal Navy in 2003 and his last appointment was as Captain of HMS Dolphin ( Commanding Officer)until is untimely death in 2008. His Funeral was held at St Marys church Alverstoke, Hampshire and he was buried with full Military honours in the Royal Naval Cemetary Gosport, His Widow was awarded the Order of St John by HM the queen,born into a family of eleven all crammed into a 3 bedroomed house in Clayton Avenue we where known as the family at war because both my self and my younger brother sean also served in the Royal Navy during thethe Falklands war and where all awarded the Falklands Islands Combat Medal with Rosette a pretty good example of thugs made good

fought for queen and country Falklands War 1982
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