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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Marine Corps 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant 1
Birth:
08 Feb 1923 1
Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, USa 1
Death:
08 Apr 1960 1
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA 1
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Full Name:
Brawner Cates Jr 1
Birth:
08 Feb 1923 1
Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, USa 1
Death:
08 Apr 1960 1
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA 1
Unit: 1st Tank Battalion, 3rd Marine Division 1
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Marriage:
Helen Bowen Curley "Cates" 1
02 Dec 1944 1
Richmond, Virginia 1
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World War II 1

Branch:
Marine Corps 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant 1
Service End Date:
13 Dec 1951 1
Enlistment Date:
01 Sep 1942 1
Service Number:
042858 1
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Spouse:
Helen Bowen Curley "Cates" 1923–1989 BIRTH 01 MARCH 1923 • Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA DEATH 10 SEPTEMBER 1989 • Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, USA 1
Mother:
Ella Bainbridge Merchant "Cates" 1875–1938 BIRTH 03 DECEMBER 1875 • Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA DEATH 11 MAY 1938 • Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA 1
Father:
Brawner Cates Sr 1872–1947 BIRTH 28 AUGUST 1872 • Orange County, Virginia, USA DEATH 20 JANUARY 1947 • Richmond City, Virginia, USA 1

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Birth: Feb. 8, 1923

Death: Apr. 8, 1960

Hagerstown

Washington County

Maryland, USA

SOURCE:

The Daily Mail

Hagerstown, Maryland

April 8, 1960

BRAWNER CATES, LOCAL MANAGER, DIES SUDDENLY

Brawner Cates, Jr., manager of Noland Company, this city, died unexpectedly at 2:30 o'clock this morning at his home, 980 Northern Avenue, aged 37. Death was due to a heart condition.

Mrs. Cates was a native of Richmond, Va., and was transferred from Charlottesville, Va., by Noland Company last July. He suffered from a heart ailment and had been in the hospital but was thought much improved.

He served overseas for some 13 months with the Marines as a first lieutenant.

He was a member of the Episcopal Church and the Kiwanis Club as well as various veteran organizations.

Born in Richmond, he was a son of Brawner and Ella Merchant Cates.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Curley Cates;

sons,

Brawner, III,

Thomas Enright,

John Bainbridge and

George Timothy Cates, and

daughter, Helen Sue, all at home;

sisters,

Mrs. J. Robbins, Jr., Bath, N.Y.;

Mrs. John E. Sommers, Newport News,

Mrs. W. L. Schultheis, Richmond, Va.

The body was removed to the Suter-Rouzer Funeral Home and will be taken to the Frank A. Bliley Funeral Home at 217 West Grace Street, Richmond, where friends may call before the funeral tentatively arranged for Monday morning in All Saints Episcopal Church in Richmond. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Richmond.

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Parents:

  Brawner Cates (1872 - 1947)

  Ella Bainbridge Merchant Cates (1875 - 1938)

Sibling:

  Sidney Bainbridge Cates (1900 - 1926)*

  Brawner Cates (1923 - 1960)

Burial:

Riverview Cemetery

Richmond

Richmond City

Virginia, USA

Plot: Section K-3

Created by: Genealogy Nut

Record added: Jan 30, 2013

Find A Grave Memorial# 104417968

U.S.\u002C Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File\u002C 1850-2010

Name Brawner Cates Birth Date 8 Feb 1923 Death Date 7 Apr 1960 SSN 225203921

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