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First Name: Neil

Last Name: Bateman

Birthplace: Cheektowaga, NY, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Ellis

Date of Birth: 09 April 1947

Date of Death: 15 May 1967

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served:
Neil Ellis Bateman

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Neil Ellis Bateman

Private First Class, U.S. Army

Neil Ellis Bateman was born on 9 April 1947 in Cheektowaga, NY.

On 15 May 1967, Private First Class Neil Ellis Bateman was serving as an infantryman with B Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division in Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, PFC Bateman was killed in action by small arms fire.

Medals and Badges

Silver Star Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Bronze Star Medal (Merit)
Purple Heart
Army Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Parachutist Badge


The name Neil E Bateman is inscribed on Panel 19E Line 125 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Death and Burial

PFC Neil Ellis Bateman died on 15 May 1967 in Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam. He is buried in Buffalo Cemetery, Cheektowaga, Erie County, NY.


Honoree ID: 3416   Created by: MHOH




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