Private VERNON CHARLES COATS (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames VERNON CHARLES
Surname COATS (photo added)
Initials V C
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Thursday, 27 July 1944
Age Unknown
Nationality Unknown
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown, UNKNOWN
Service Number M/17278
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Toronto Scottish Regiment (Machine Gun), Canadian Infantry Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron Unknown
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XIII. G. 8.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details Unknown

Additional Information

 

 

VERNON C. COATS brother Private William Coats enlisted in the Air Corps and graduated from Bombsight Maintenance Technical School on 15th August 1942. VERNON CHARLES COATS was medically disqualified to join the Air Corps so moved to Canada to join the Canadian Army.1

 

 

 

 

References
1. Additional information kindly provided by Sheila Coats Figeroa, great niece of Private VERNON CHARLES COATS.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Sheila Coats Figeroa, great niece of Private VERNON CHARLES COATS.
Additional photographs provided by: Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Sheila Coats Figeroa, great niece of Private VERNON CHARLES COATS.

 

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