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Sgt Thomas W Kates

SERGEANT
THOMAS WILBUR KATES, USMC
(DECEASED) 

Original General Order

Medal of Honor Citation

 

 
Born: 7 May 1861 or 1865 in Shelby Center, New York

Enlisted: 21 July 1899 in Brooklyn, New York     
                             
Medal of Honor awarded: 19 July 1901
 
Rank at time of award: Private
 
Separation from Service: Deserted on 19 May 1903
 
Date of Death: 6 May 1931
 
Burial: Flushing Cemetery in Flushing, New York