Obituary: George Coates

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George Coates, former secretary general of the British Industrial Truck Association, has passed away aged 90.

Current secretary general of BITA, James Clark said: “BITA is very saddened to hear that George Coates, its secretary general and consultant for 17 years from 1982 passed away recently.

“During his tenure George’s technical knowledge helped strengthen technical and driver training standards in the UK and beyond and in particular George forged good relationships with the ITA in the USA.”

A funeral service will be held at Easthampstead Park Crematorium on Monday 22nd August at 1.30pm.

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