Pottawattamie County

Pfc. Stuart M. Bates

Born 09 Jan 1913
Died 24 Jan 1945



Word has been received from the war department that Pfc. Stuart M. Bates, son of Mrs. Gertrude M. Bates, 653 Franklin avenue, has been killed in action in the European theater of war.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Tuesday, March 13, 1945, Page 7

NOTE: PFC Stewart M. Bates, born January 9, 1913, served with Company C, 756th Tank Battalion, 3rd Army Division of the 5th Army. He was killed in action January 24, 1945. He was interred overseas but there is a memorial gravestone for him in Oaklawn Cemetery, Oakland, Iowa. ~ findagrave.com