Walter Lee Bates

22 Feb 1923 - 16 Mar 1951

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Walter Lee Bates

22 Feb 1923 - 16 Mar 1951
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The burial record of Walter Lee Bates. Cemetery: Long Island National Cemetery, Location: Farmingdale, Suffolk, New York, United States. Birth: 22 Feb 1923, Death: 16 Mar 1951.

Life Information

Walter Lee Bates

Born:
Died:

Long Island National Cemetery

2000 Wellwood Ave
Farmingdale, Suffolk, New York
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: LONG ISLAND NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION N SITE 28518
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/longisland.asp
Address: 2040 WELLWOOD AVENUE FARMINGDALE, NY 11735-1211
Phone: (631) 454-4949
VA ID: 3092241

Military Service

QUARTERMASTER 3RD CLASS PETTY OFFICER
US NAVY
WORLD WAR II

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QM3 - US NAVY - WORLD WAR II

Rank

QUARTERMASTER 3RD CLASS PETTY OFFICER

Branch

US NAVY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION N SITE 28518

Life timeline of Walter Lee Bates

1923
Walter Lee Bates was born on 22 Feb 1923
Walter Lee Bates was 17 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
Walter Lee Bates was 21 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
Walter Lee Bates died on 16 Mar 1951 at the age of 28

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