Coates George William Gunner 944338

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Name Coates George William
Army number 944338
Rank Gunner
Date of birth
Age 24 (according to CWGC - other record shows 37)
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to 125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Converted to 125th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a PoW.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War Yes. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942
Died/Killed in action 6/6/1943.
Home address Son of Walter and Sarah Ann Coates of Hull. Buried Grave B4.M.2. Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Burma.
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