|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||June 18 1953|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private First Class Bass was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Private First Class Bass was a member of Headquarters and Service Company, 802nd Engineer Aviation Construction Battalion. On June 18, 1953, he was a passenger on a C-124A Globemaster transport traveling from Tachikawa Air Base, Japan to Korea. He was killed when the aircraft crashed about three miles from Tachikawa.