SOE Coates, John Gordon

Raiders from the Sea
By John Lodwick
Heroines of SOE
By Beryl E. Escott

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Coates
  • FORENAME
John Gordon
  • UNIT
SOE
  • RANK
Lieutenant
  • NUMBER
201507
  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Order
  • PLACE
Hungary 1944
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Intelligence Corps
born 8.8.1918
educated Cambridge University
conscientious objector at start of war
interrogator of German POWs
10 Commando (HQ - Intelligence Officer)
30 Commando (HQ - Intelligence Officer)
SOE
Diplomatic Service 1947-62
university teacher,lecturer and dean.
married Norma (Bobby) Stuart 1946 (2 sons)
wife and one son predeceased him
partner of Frances Cooley
died 25.12.2006
 
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