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James Adolph Bauman

Graduating Class of 1944
Served in World War II

Second Lieutenant
James Adolph Bauman

Army Air Corps


Chicago, IL

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Oceanside, CA

Date of Death

Location of Burial


More About Second Lieutenant Bauman

After enlisting in the Army Air Corps on 24 Feb 1942, he was sent to Santa Ana, CA for training. From there he went on to attend primary flying training at Thunderbird Field, AZ. He was then sent to Luke Field to attend advanced flying training and was commissioned Second Lieutenant in October 1942. Lieutenant Bauman, a P-39 fighter pilot, was reported last seen leveling out from a dive five miles off Oceanside, CA while on routine gunnery practice duty.