John Henry COATES

Birthplace
England
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Labourer
Enlisted
17-August-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
30
Status
Married
Service No
4464
Rank
Private
Unit
9th Battalion, 14th Reinforcements
Embarked
31-January-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
August 1917
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Railway Honour Board.

 

John Coates arrived in France from Egypt in July 1916. In October he was hospitalised in England with lumbago. He returned to Australia in August 1917 suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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