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William Harold Pate
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Birth: Dec. 14, 1931
Valley Falls
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 15, 1952, Japan

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William Harold Pate
Unknown City, North Carolina
Born Decermber 14, 1931
Airman Second Class, U.S. Air Force
Service Number AF14405129
Non-hostile Air Crash
Died November 15, 1952 in Korea Airman Second Class Pate was a crew member of a C-46D Commando transport with the 34th Troop Carrier Squadron, 315th Troop Carrier Wing stationed at Brady Air Base, Kyushu, Japan. On November 15, 1952, his aircraft was transporting personnel from Kangnung Airfield (K-18) to Pohang Airfield (K-3). It crashed into the Sea of Japan shortly after take off killing ten on board. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Airman Second Class Pate was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


Additional info: Aircraft no. 44-78114

Information Source-Pate Family Member!
Family links: 
  Floyd Stewart Pate (1906 - 1997)
  Dora Ann Silvers Pate (1910 - 2003)
Body lost at sea
Created by: Our Whitaker Families
Record added: Sep 30, 2010
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William Harold Pate
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