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Ronald Joseph Bates

Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps

153406894

Alpha Company
3rd Recon Battalion
3rd Marine Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: July 31, 1969
Buried at: New St. Mary's Cemetery
                  Bellmawr, New Jersey
Awards: 


CORPORAL RONALD JOSEPH BATES was born on November 4th, 1949. He made his home in Gloucester City NJ, and attended Gloucester High School. As a member of the Unites States Marine Corps, Corporal Bates' MOS was 2531, he served as a field radio operator. 

Corporal Bates served our country for one year, arriving in Vietnam on September 19, 1968. On July 31st, 1969 he was killed in an accident in Quang Tri province, South Vietnam. He was 19 years old and was single.

Corporal Bates was brought home to the Untied States for burial.


RONALD JOSEPH BATES
is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
on Panel 20W, Line 79.


New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial


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