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Walter Trotter Bates
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1872
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1956, USA

Colonel Bates first joined Company G, of the 17th Infantry, in August of 1895. He was discharged at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in July of 1898 to accept a commission as 2nd Lt. He was promoted to Capt. while with the 27th Infantry. He was both a Spanish-American War veteran and a World War I veteran. He was awarded the Cuban Pacification Campaign medal, the Philippine Campaign medal and the World War I Victory medal with Somme Offensive, Ypres-Lys and Defensive Sector campaign bars, with the Silver Citation Star for gallantry. 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3 Site 1778
 
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Record added: Mar 27, 2009
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Walter Trotter Bates
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Walter Trotter Bates
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Walter Trotter Bates
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