John Coates (general)
Lieutenant General Henry John Coates, AC, MBE (28 December 1932 – 11 June 2018) was an Australian general. He was a senior officer in the Australian Army. He was Chief of the General Staff from 1990 to 1992.
Major General John Coates in 1985
|Born||28 December 1932|
Adelaide, South Australia
|Died||11 June 2018 (aged 85)|
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
|Years of service||1953–1992|
|Commands held||Chief of the General Staff (1990–92)|
Royal Military College, Duntroon (1983–84)
3rd Cavalry Regiment (1971)
|Awards||Companion of the Order of Australia|
Member of the Order of the British Empire
- "Vale Lieutenant-General Henry John Coates". Old Boy News. Ipswich Grammar Old Boys. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
- 1990 portrait by Heide Smith