Winfred Dexter Cate was born 15 October 1924 to Will M. & Rosa R. Cate
Killed in action 29 April 1945 on Okinawa Island
Buried at Cate Cemetery, New Market, TN

Private First Class
105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division, Company K

The Knoxville Journal, August 19, 1945
Pfc. Winfred Dexter Cate, of New Market. Memorial services will be held at Dumplin Baptist Church, Sunday Aug. 19, at 2:30 p.m. Private Cate was killed in action on Okinawa Island, April 29, 1945. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. will Cate; three brothers, Mayford, Olif, and Bobby Joe, all of New Market; three sisters, Mrs. Paul Cate and Miss Wilma Cate of New Market, and Mrs Tinsley Pate, Knoxville.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 October 1924
  • Date of death: 29 April 1945
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: New Market
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Cate Cemetery, New Market, Jefferson County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
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