COATES, William John Lewis
North Staffordshire Regiment 7th Bn.
Monday, November 30, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private William Coates died during operations in North Africa. At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged in an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills known as Green Hill which was held by the enemy and covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.
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