Original digital file

lovell-smith878-coates-1066.jpg

Description

Sergeant with surname of “Coates” in air force uniform, taken about 1943
Three stripes on upper arm, wings above three stripes and wings above left chest pocket

Possibly James Coates, T/Sgt, H.Q. Int. Bde.
Army number 603702, next of kin – wife, Mrs FL Coates, 65 Milton Road, Napier
[Information from ancestry.com]

The buttons and the badge above the pocket bear the NZ Air Force insignia.

Format of the original

Acetate negative

Accession number

878/1682/39667

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