Father: John W. Coe, mother Retta [Hagler] both dec'd
Ed. High School, Porterville, CA
prev. Gas and Electric Welding; Mechanic. 1940-41 US Army Civilian Flyng Instructor in Albany, GA
prev. exp. 1800 hrs
Address in 1941: Main St., Richland Center, WI
Postings: 3FPP, 6FPP
Suspended for one day and fined £5 in Dec-41 for "failing to report to police on being posted to 3FPP", and then suspended for 2 days in Apr-42 for "low flying".
15 May 1942, his Spitfire broke an undercarriage leg during a forced landing following a drop in oil and brake pressure. Not his fault.
"A steady and reliable pilot and a good officer."
m. 1943 Mildred Kathleen [Christie] from NY [2 children]
Post-ATA, he joined RAF Ferry Command and was stationed in Nassau and Montreal, until 1946.
Later a test pilot for Canadair, operator of a number of flight schools, and owner of ABC Rentals in Glen Falls, NY.
d. 15 Oct 1990 - Glen Falls, NY (Age 78)