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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.