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1Lt John R Baumann, Jr
Cenotaph

1Lt John R Baumann, Jr

Birth
New Jersey, USA
Death 14 Jan 1945 (aged 28)
At Sea
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56114916 · View Source
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First Lieutenant, 498th Bomb Group, 874th Bomb
Squadron.

Aircraft Commander pilot and one of eleven
airmen KIA/MIA when B-29 Superfortress
#42-24763, nicknamed "Uncle Tom's Cabin II"
ditched in the Southwest Pacific,
January 14, 1945, on mission to Japan.

A Finding of Death was declared one year and
one day following the loss.

The crew lost were:

John Danielson
Harold A Hanney
Lee T Irving
Milton B Reese
Wilfred C Guidry
Felix H Jasinski
William D Knott
Charles E Shook
John E Soltis
James L Stripling, Jr

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Gravesite Details Entered the service from New Jersey.

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  • Maintained by: Tim Cook
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56114916
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt John R Baumann, Jr (2 Apr 1916–14 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56114916, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Tim Cook (contributor 46481904) .