COATES, Thomas T

Service:
Army
Rank:
Gunner
Unit:
Royal Garrison Artillery
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
73052
Home Address:
24 Grays Road, Grange Estate, Stockton
Family Details:

Thomas was the only son of William Henry & the late Eliza Jane Coates of Stockton-on-Tees. At his death, his mother had died and his father was living at 24 Grays Road on the Grange Estate, Stockton. He had been born in Middlesborough in 1892

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Middlesborough
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Near Dunkerque, France
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Burial:
Zuydcote Military Cemetery, Dunkerque
Obituary:
Unknown
Notes:

By 1910 was working in Raby Park probably as a general labourer. He joined the Royal Garrison Artillery in April 1916 & served in France & Belgium. Thomas was killed in action near Dunkerque on 28th October, 1917 aged 26 & is buried in Zuydcote Military Cemetery, Dunkerque. Gunner T Coates was reported as wounded in the Parish Magazine of September 1917.

 

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