Winfred Dexter Cate was born 15 October 1924 to William ‘Bill’ Murphy Cate and Rosa V. Robertson
Killed in action 29 April 1945 on Okinawa Island
Buried at Cate Cemetery, New Market, TN

Private First Class
105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division, Company K

The Knoxville Journal, August 19, 1945
Pfc. Winfred Dexter Cate, of New Market. Memorial services will be held at Dumplin Baptist Church, Sunday Aug. 19, at 2:30 p.m. Private Cate was killed in action on Okinawa Island, April 29, 1945. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. will Cate; three brothers, Mayford, Olif, and Bobby Joe, all of New Market; three sisters, Mrs. Paul Cate and Miss Wilma Cate of New Market, and Mrs Tinsley Pate, Knoxville.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 October 1924
  • Date of death: 29 April 1945
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: New Market
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Cate Cemetery, New Market, Jefferson County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
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