SOE Coates, John Gordon

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
 
Last edited by a moderator:
Unearthing Churchill's Secret Army: The Official List of SOE Casualties and Their Stories
A Spur Called Courage: SOE Heroes in Italy
Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Foreign Fields: The Story of an SOE Operative
The Cretan Runner
Target: Italy: The Secret War Against Mussolini 1940-1943
SOE: An Outline History of the Special Operations Executive
Ian Fleming and SOE's Operation POSTMASTER: The Top Secret Story Behind 007
SOE Syllabus: Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare, World War II
A Life in Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Lost Agents of SOE
Operation Autonomous: With S.O.E. in Wartime Romania
A Life Well-Lived: Memoirs of a Fany in the SOE
Top