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William Arthur COATES

Regimental number3283
Place of birthPreston England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMetal spinner
AddressDigby, 4 Short Street, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Coates, 4 Short Street, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1916
Date of death4 May 1972
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium

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