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PhM3 Robert Alvin Bates
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1919
Parmer County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1941
Pearl Harbor
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA

KIA aboard the USS Arizona, Pearl Harbor.

A Purple Heart belonging to Robert Bates was found in an alley in Bakersfield, California in 2012. The local VFW started a national search for a relative so the medal could be returned to the family.......

An update from a newspaper editor in Wichita Falls. Getting closer....

Robert Alvin Bates was born in Black, Texas on Jan. 26, 1919 and died on Dec. 7, 1941. The birth father was John Alvin Bates, 1889-1964 and Mother is Louie. In 1940, he was single and living in San Diego where he was assigned to the U.S. Naval Hospital. He was born in Parmer County in the Texas Panhandle and in 1940 his parents were living in the community of German in Jack County.

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  John Alvin Bates (1888 - 1964)
  Robert Alvin Bates (1919 - 1941)
  Robert Alvin Bates (1919 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Entered the service from Texas.
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Courts of the Missing
*Cenotaph [?]
Maintained by: E W Hendon
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56114877
PhM3 Robert Alvin Bates
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PhM3 Robert Alvin Bates
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- Ann Lindsey
 Added: Dec. 7, 2010

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