Next of Kin: Thomas A Bates, Rt 4. Knoxville
Private Fred B. Bates was killed in action in France.
He was buried July 23, 1948, in the U.S. National Cemetery, Knoxville.
Private Fred B. Bates was the son of Thomas A. and Anne Bates. He was the brother of Lucile Bates, Roy J. Bates, and Earl H. Bates. He enlisted in the military on July 17, 1943 in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. He served in the 313th Infantry.