COKER, James Thomas

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
14604363
Honours & Awards: 

Lance Corporal James Coker, 6 Troop, was awarded the MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Burma..

The death of "L/Cpl. James T. Coker, MM. (1 Cdo) of Stevenage, Herts." was announced in Commando Association newsletter 95 issued September 1992.

Sources
London Gazettes Supp. 37040, page 2080.
National Archives file WO 373/36/83.
CVA Gallery/No. I Commando documents/Troop Notes 1Cdo.
 
Notes.
The LG and NA files above refer to his rank as Private.
 

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