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John William Coates

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Column 431 & 432, Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery. (photo P. Lascelles, 2008) - This image may be subject to copyright
Column 431 & 432, Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery. ( … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John William AWMM
  • Surname
    Coates AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ40716 AWMM
    • WWII 40716 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 March 1912 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

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
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mark William and Florence Maud Coates of Aukopoe

    Date of death recorded by CWGC as 23/02/1943 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 February 1943 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. 2 p. 66; vol. 3, p. 135 AWMM
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