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John William COATES

Regimental number2601
Place of birthMount Morgan Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectric motordriver
AddressSmith Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J J Coates, Smith Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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