42705 Lieutenant-Colonel Sir James Stuart COATS, MC, MiD, Coldstream Guards

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    Personal Number: 42705
    Rank: Lieutenant-Colonel
    Name: Sir James Stuart COATS, MC, MiD, 3rd Baronet
    Unit: Coldstream Guards

    London Gazette : 9 October 1914
    Coldstream Guards, James Stuart Coats (University Candidate) to be Second Lieutenant. Dated 26th September, 1914.

    London Gazette : 12 May 1915
    Coldstream Guards,
    The undermentioned Second Lieutenants to be temporary Lieutenants, supernumerary to establishment:—
    Dated 16th April, 1915.
    J. S. Coats.

    London Gazette : 1 January 1918
    Awarded the Military Cross.
    Capt. James Stuart Coats, C Gds

    London Gazette : 4 April 1946
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North-West Europe:—
    C. G'ds.
    Lt.-Col. (temp.) J. S. COATS, M.C. (42705).
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    From The Coldstream Guards, 1920-1946, Howard & Sparrow:
    Appendix 3; Pgs 476

    NAME : James Stuart COATS, MC, MiD

    COMMISSION : Reserve of Officers

    2nd Lieutenant - 26/09/1914
    Lieutenant - 16/04/1915
    Captain - 08/10/1915
    Major - 17/06/1940
    Lieutenant-Colonel - 05/02/1940

    Mob (Captain) Training Bn 18/09/1939
    Commanding Officer 5 (SR) SCOTS GUARDS from 05/02/1940
    Commanding Officer 20 Bn THE QUEENS REGIMENT from 10/05/1940
    Commanding COATS MISSION from 09/10/1940
    Commanding Officer Holding Bn from 11/02/1941
    Training Bn from 02/11/1943
    Commanding Officer 40 RHU from 15/02/1945
    Released 01/07/1945

    Mention in Despatches
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