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Capt James Albert “Sonny Jim” Bateman

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Capt James Albert “Sonny Jim” Bateman

Birth
USA
Death 29 Oct 1952 (aged 30)
North Korea
Memorial Site* Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Memorial ID 119016079 View Source
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Captain Bateman was the pilot of a F-84G Thunderjet fighter with the 310th Fighter-Bomber Squadron, 58th Fighter-Bomber Group. On October 29, 1952, while on a combat mission, his aircraft suffered a mid-air collision and disintegrated. His remains were not recovered.

Awarded
Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


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  • Created by: GraveHunter
  • Added: 20 Oct 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 119016079
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/119016079/james-albert-bateman : accessed ), memorial page for Capt James Albert “Sonny Jim” Bateman (6 Jul 1922–29 Oct 1952), Find a Grave Memorial ID 119016079, citing National Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by GraveHunter (contributor 47976571) Unknown.