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Coates, Walter George



Regimental number: 901857
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 2 May 1891, London, England
College Building memorial: Second floor, centre west
Slide number(s): HR-2081, HR-2082
Notes: RoS only

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1912 Arts - Presb   grad B.A. 1916
  Arts 1921 postgrad M.A. 1921

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 19 Jan 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 24 years, 6 months
Height (inches): 68.00
Chest expansion (inches): 35.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.50

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
196th Bn           
46th Bn    France       RoS, LL
48th Bn            CB


Rank Date Notes
Lieutenant   RoS, not CB


Decoration type Notes


Wound type Date Notes
  27 Sep 1918


Father: Coates, F W
Father's Address: Ingelheim Place, Poplar, London,

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
London, UK student 1912 1916 U of S Calendar
UK student 1919 1921 U of S Calendar
6 Hisaya Cho 8, Higashi Ku, Nagoya, Japan   1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 1819 - 42
College Building list #: 256
Roll of Honour list #: 43
Roll of Service (1928) #: 124
Long List #: 124

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