Personnel Index - Detail
Sgt Pate only flew one operation with 49Sqn before being transferred to 467Sqn.
He was killed on May 10th 1944 on a raid against Lille.
Sgt Pate is buried in Lezennes Communal Cemetery.
A picture from around 1948.
The current headstone photographed by Geoff Swallow.
Adam Purcell laying a wreath on F/Sgt Pate's grave. Adam Purcell's great uncle was the Navigator of the doomed Lancaster.