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Jack Ernest Coates

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Portrait, wearing traditional Arab headress (keffiyah) and army shirt, [studio photograph, curtain drape in background] (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, wearing traditional Arab headress (keffiyah) and army shirt, [studio photograph, curtain d …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Coates AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8816 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1915 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 43 Ireland Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr D. Coates (father), 735 Mt Eden Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Seaman AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with Long Range Desert Group and listed in O'Caroll (2000). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 April 2006 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 7 April 2006 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Thank you for all your efforts Poppa. I appreciate what you did & went through. You won't be forgotten!
    Public - Justin - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • O'Carroll, B. (2000). The Kiwi scorpions : the story of the New Zealanders in the Long Range Desert Group. Devon, England: Token Publishing. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 38 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army. (1990-2008). Wellington, N.Z.: Army General Staff. AWMM
      SAS hosts LRDG's 55th annual reunion Army News, 21 October 2003 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 7 April 2006 AWMM
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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