William Bates
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William Bates

NAME

William John Bates

HOME OF RECORD

Hamilton

DATE OF BIRTH

06/15/1947

STATE

MT

DATE OF DEATH

October 22, 1973

BRANCH OF SERVICE

Navy

INDUCTION YEAR

2002

Biography

William died on October 22, 1973, sixty two miles from land in the Philippines sea as a result of a helicopter crash during launch for rescue operations.

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR William Bates
POSTED ON 1.28.2020
POSTED BY: Mary DeWitt

For his family

His father was the last of their immediate family and, at the time of his death in 2011, his son was still remembered with love.
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