The Resource Clayton D.R. Coates papers, (manuscript)

Clayton D.R. Coates papers, (manuscript)

Label
Clayton D.R. Coates papers, 1942-1945
Title
Clayton D.R. Coates papers
Inclusive dates
1942-1945
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains military records (1944-1945); two 10th Mountain related scrapbooks compiled by Coates containing clippings, photographs, memorabilia, information on other soldiers (n.d.); personal memoir discussing Fort Ord, Calif. and Camp Hale, Colo. (1942-1943, n.d.); photograph album and loose photographs of Fort Lewis, American Lake, Mount Rainier, Wash., Camp Hale, Colo., Camp Croft, S.C., Jolon, Calif., and of combat operations on Kiska Island, Alaska and in Italy (1942-1945)
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Clayton D. R. Coates was born in N.H.in 1921 and enlisted in the Army at Manchester, N.H. in 1942. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school and working as a launderer. Coates joined the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Lewis, Wash., but also served at Fort Ord, Calif.; Kiska, Alaska; Camp Hale, Colo.; and Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. He was initially assigned to Company G of the 87th Infantry Regiment, then served in Companys H and C of the Mountain Training Group. Coates was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions at the Apennine Mountains and the Po Valley in April 1945. He attained the rank of Private First Class.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1921-2012
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Coates, Clayton D. R.
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  • Coates, Clayton D. R
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Label
Clayton D.R. Coates papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 oversize box, 1 photo oversize box
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Clayton Coates;
System control number
  • ocn262621227
  • (OCoLC)262621227
Label
Clayton D.R. Coates papers, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 oversize box, 1 photo oversize box
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Clayton Coates;
System control number
  • ocn262621227
  • (OCoLC)262621227

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