S1 Emmett A. Bates

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S1 Emmett A. Bates

Death 21 Jan 1945
At Sea
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

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Memorial ID 56751013 · View Source
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Husband of Mrs. Lillian Estelle Bates.

Emmett served as a Seaman, First Class, U.S.S. Ticonderoga (CV-14), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Buffalo, Erie County, New York prior to the war. Entered the service from New York.

Emmett was "Killed In Action" when a Japanese kamikaze hit the Ticonderoga south of Japan during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

He was buried at sea.

( Bio. by Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56751013
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for S1 Emmett A. Bates (unknown–21 Jan 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56751013, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8) .