Soldiers Overview

Bates, Edgar Soles
Date of Birth May 25, 1915
Hometown/County Salisbury/Litchfield County
State Conneticut
Rank Private
ASN 31457302
Unit  48th Armored Infantry Battalion
Company/Troop Company B
MOS Code 745, Rifleman
KIA/DOW/MIA KIA, October 29, 1944 Asten/Meijel
Last Duty Location October 29, 1944, 6 Miles South East of Asten QE 6907. This should be the border between Asten and Meijel.
Awards Purple Heart
Next of Kin Margareth D. Bates (Wife)
Sarah L. Chase Bates (Mother)
Shedrick J. Bates (Father)
Ester Bates (Twinsister)
Eva M. Bates (Sister)
Ruth Bates (Sister)
Shirley A. Bates (Sister)
John D. Bates (Brother)
Joseph M. Bates (Brother)
Buried at USMC Margraten, Netherlands
Grave No. Plot D, Row 11, Grave 16
Adopter  ?
Photo(s) Grave: Werner van Osch
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