Bates, Charles Photo
Rank Seaman Second Class
Service # 6237345
Unit # U.S.N.R. - U.S. Navy
Resident Chatham
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A.M.M.   The son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bates of Patteson Ave., Chatham ON.

Trained at Great Lakes and Chicago, Memphis, Tenn, and Jacksonville, Florida. he was stationed at Washington for some months and later went to Treasure Island before landing at Hawaii. He served as an aviation’s mate with the Naval Air Transport service in Hawaii.

After spending the Christmas holiday at his parents Charles was reported returning to Washington D.C. CDN 27/12/44


Sources  IODE(P), CFF-FD44, CDN 19/07/45, [Hawaii], CC-HR.
Birthplace Lint, Michigan
Religion Anglican
When Enlisted September 28th 1942
Next of Kin Mother- Mrs. Margaret Bates

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