Percy John COATES

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COATES, Percy John

Service Number: 409815
Enlisted: 10 October 1941
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 30 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Stawell, Victoria, Australia , 24 May 1917
Home Town: Middle Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Flying Battle, Off New Britain (PNG), 25 November 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Rabaul (Bita Paka) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Plot H. Row D. Grave 10.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Daylesford War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 409815
10 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 409815, 4 Initial Training School
10 Oct 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 409815, No. 30 Squadron (RAAF)
10 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 409815, No. 30 Squadron (RAAF)
17 Sep 1942: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer
17 Mar 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer
7 Jul 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 409815, No. 5 Operational Training Unit RAAF Wagga, Air War SW Pacific 1941-45
28 Oct 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 409815, No. 30 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SW Pacific 1941-45
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 409815, No. 30 Squadron (RAAF)

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