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Jack R Tate

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Aug 1943 (aged 22)
Assam, India
Burial Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot R 217-1
Memorial ID 100027867 · View Source
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USAF WWII Lost over the Himalayas

First Lieutenant Tate was the copilot of C-46#41-5402,assigned to the Air Transport Command, !st Transport Group, 6th Transport Squadron. They were carrying cargo from Mohambari Assam India to Yang Kai China. The plane had engine problems and went down in Chirdwin Valley India , killing the six men aboard. Because his remains were never recovered, Tate is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at the Manilla American Cemetery in the Philippines. He received the Air Medal.


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  • Created by: Kate McFate
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100027867
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jack R Tate (1 Jun 1921–7 Aug 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100027867, citing Jersey Shore Cemetery, Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kate McFate (contributor 47333153) .