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Ronald Ernest COATES

Regimental number836
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
SchoolParramatta Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanical engineer
AddressMacquarie Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinG. Coates, Macquarie Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 20), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and the late Caroline COATES. Native of Parramatta, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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