@c0l0rad0.b0und commented on a post of mine recently about his Uncle Howard (left in 1st photo) who died serving in the battle of the bulge. I reached out to him and with a little info I started searching to find some information for @c0l0rad0.b0und and his family.
Private Howard Walter Bates was in 2HHC, (Second Headquarters Company – 2nd Battalion) 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division.
During the fighting of the Battle of the Bulge Howard was killed in a quaint little Belgian village south of Liège called Goronne on 07 January 1945. He is Buried in the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium, which is between Liège (Belgium) and Aachen (Germany). I shared this information and more with @c0l0rad0.b0und and I hope this helps @c0l0rad0.b0und and his family feel more connected to Howard and his resting place. @c0l0rad0.b0und you should be very proud of Howard and his sacrifice in making a better world for us!
If any of my followers would like my help in researching a family member lost in the war be it Paratrooper or other please DM me and I will always try my best to help.
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