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Alan Edward Coates

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Silverdale War Memorial 1939-1945, 2157 East Coast Road, Silverdale 0993. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin 2012

Silverdale War Memorial 1939-1945, 2157 East Coast Road, Silverdale 0993. Image provided by John Hal …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Coates AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ40643 AWMM
    • WWII 40643 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 December 1911 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Auckland New Zealand Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 17 June 2020 - Research
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Dairy machine fitter Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 25 September 2020 - research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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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 Thomas Joseph and Edith Agnes Maud Coates; husband of Elsie May Coates of St. Heliers, Auckland. AWMM
    • Alan was a student at Auckland Grammar School. In 1942 he married Elsie May Duckham at Redruth, Cornwall, England. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 25 September 2020 - research

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 September 1942 AWMM
    Age 31 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
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Silverdale RSA, 43A Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, Silverdale 0932 AWMM
    • Silverdale RSA, 43A Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, Silverdale 0932 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • i am very proud of my mother and father also of my new zealand family who i have always been in contact with
    Public - alan peter - Child - 16 September 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/1084624
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Hanson, C. (2001). p. 128 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. 1 p. 249; vol. 3, p. 135 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
16 September 2015alan petercamborne cornwall englandChild
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