Albert Coates

Physician

1895 – 1977

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Who was Albert Coates?

Sir Albert Ernest Coates OBE, FRCS was an Australian surgeon and soldier. He served as a medical orderly in World War I serving on Gallipoli, and as a senior surgeon for the Australian Army Medical Corps in World War II in Malaya. He was captured by the Japanese and during his time as a POW, worked as a surgeon for the many Allied POWs working to build the Burma-Thailand Railway.

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Born
1895
Mount Pleasant, Victoria
Also known as
  • Sir Albert Ernest Coates
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Died
1977

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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