Edward A. Pate

Company A 1st Battalion 2nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/08/1944

 

 

Edward A. Pate was born in South Carolina on October 8, 1919. He was drafted into the Army
on October 9, 1942, at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. He listed his home of residence
as Chesterfield, South Carolina, and his civilian occupation as farmers, general. He had
completed grammar school and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Pate was killed in action in France, during 1st Battalion's attack against the German
coastal battery at Crisbecq.

 

 

Edward A. Pate was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in South Carolina.

 

Burial:
Chesterfield Cemetery
Chesterfield
Chesterfield County
South Carolina, USA

 

Grave monument for the Pate brothers, Harry and Edward

Photo by Julious from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Grave monument inscription for the Pate brothers, Harry and Edward

Photo by Julious from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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