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Randolph Edward Oswald Coates

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Randolph Edward Oswald AWMM
  • Surname
    Coates AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/59 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 May 1888 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM George Street, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Oswald Coates (father), George Street, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • Messines AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/59 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Oswald and Valerie A. Coates (nee Lassaie) 14 Hastings Rd, Remuera, Auckland.

      Two sons, brothers served in WW1: Eric Albert Coates (11/643) and Randolph Edward Oswald Coates (12/59) dow.

      New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM
    • Should be Lassau. Also you should add that Gladys Sandford, the first woman in NZ to gain a pilot’s licence, was his sister. Public - Sandy - Other relative - 14 November 2020 - Family knowledge plus Australian Dictionary of Biography and google searches.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Underhill Farm Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM A. 9 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Family grave memorial, Purewa Cemetery, Meadowbank, Auckland AWMM
    • St. Aidans Church, 5 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland 1050 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • As the great niece of Randolph I have the utmost respect for his sacrifice and also his brother Eric who also served and came home to be a victim of the great influenza epidemic. Their Aunt is still alive at the age of 97 in a Resthome in Napier.
    Public - Katherine - Direct descendant - 9 November 2018
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14 November 2020SandyBundanoon AustraliaOther relative
08 March 2019AllanRotoruaResearcher
09 November 2018KatherineNew ZealandDirect descendant

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