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Henry James Coles

Petty Officer
Service No. D/JX 133052

HMS Prince of Wales

 

To Patricia Smith...
I have some information for you,
please contact me as soon as possible.
Andy Wade (Webmaster)

Henry James Coles

My father was Petty Officer Henry James Coles, he was a survivor of the sinking of HMS Prince of Wales.
He was mentioned in a Penguin book published about the sinking of Force Z.
He then boarded a ship  bound for Australia, Dad was then on loan to the Royal Australian Navy for two years, after which he returned to England. I would like to speak to anyone who could give me any help regarding this issue. I have some information from when he was stationed in Australia but there is a lot missing.

Thanking you so much

Yours faithfully
Patricia Smith (Nee Coles)

 

Contact Andy (webmaster) with any information.

Andy Wade (Webmaster)

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Patricia Smith (Nee Coles) Daughter.