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William COATES

Regimental number3265
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
AddressNumurkah, Victoria
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Miss Mary Elizabeth Coates, Numurkah, Victoria
Enlistment date2 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 9 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Date of death30 July 1948
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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