2nd Lieutenant Walter L. Rose was born in Whitley, Kentucky. He was killed in action in a plane crash the 29th of May 1944, in the China-Burma-India Theater.

He was a member of the Zeta Fraternity at the University of Tennessee, Class of 1939.

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 24 April 1920
  • Date of death: 29 May 1944
  • County: McMinn
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 449th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter group
  • Theater: China-India-Burma Theater
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Pine Hill Cemetery, Corbin, Whitley County, Kentucky
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Bottom Panel
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