Ens Fred Homer Kater

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Ens Fred Homer Kater

  • Birth 18 Jan 1924 USA
  • Death 28 Oct 1943 California, USA
  • Burial Macon, Macon County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 46579395

NAVY FLYER FROM ST. LOUIS KILLED IN CRASH INTO BAY

Ens. Fred Kater, Nay flyer, was killed yesterday when his plane crashed into San Francisco Bay during a training flight, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Kater, 4336 Warne avenue, were notified today by the commander of the field, near Alemeda, Cal. The body has not been recovered, the message stated.

Ens. Kater, 19 years old, attended Beaumont High School and was employed by a brokerage firm before he enlisted in June, 1942.

This was taken from an October 29, 1943 article in a newspaper but I do not know the name of the newspaper.

His body was later recovered. His services were held at Matt Hermann & son undertaking establishment, with burial in Macon, Il.


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Crashed at Alameda, Calif.


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  • Maintained by: My Family Circle
  • Originally Created by: kpet
  • Added: 11 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46579395
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ens Fred Homer Kater (18 Jan 1924–28 Oct 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46579395, citing South Macon Township Cemetery, Macon, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by My Family Circle (contributor 47187129) .