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William Alexander COATES

Regimental number276
Place of birthHawthorne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIron machinist
Address379 Swan Street, Burnley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lucy MacAllen, 379 Swan Street, Burnley, Victoria
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommisioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
Date: 30 August 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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