New England Air Museum
Henry Joseph Bauer

 

Recent Address:  

3167 Linden Road, Suite 607, Rocky River, OH 44116

Email:  

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Family Information:  

Parents: Joe C. and Alma M. Pivk; Wife: June; Children: Lance, Dean, Les, Mark.

Hometown:  

Cleveland, OH

Date Entered Service:  

December 11, 1945

Service Number:  

15354653

Bomb Group:  

462nd

Squadron:  

768th

Location of Unit:  

 

Missions Flown:  

35

Hump Missions Flown:  

35

Targets:  

Bangkok, Anshan, Formosa, Omura, Saigon, Singapore, Tokuyama, Nagoya, Yokohama, Osaka, Kobe, Omuta, Toyohashi, Kure, Takamatsu, Chiba, Sendai

Awards/Decorations:  

Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 6 Bronze Stars, Chinese War Memorial Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, AVN Badge, Overseas Service Bar, Good Conduct Medal.

Service Schools Attended:  

Army Technical School, Sioux Falls, SD Apr 1943;
Truax Field, Madison, WI Aug 1943;
Walker AAF, Victoria, KS Nov 1943

Military Specialty(ies):  

MOS 757-Radio Operator-Mechanic-Gunner, AAF

Rank Upon Discharge:  

S/Sgt

Crew Type:  

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:  

 

Were you a POW?  

No

Were you interned?  

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:  

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:  

September 19, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:  

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Mechanical engineer

Comments:

Note: In the service his name was Henry Bauer Pivk. He dropped the Pivk name and made it Henry Joseph Bauer. This was done legally and papers were sent to all the government branches including the Veterans.

Mr. Bauer passed away November 10, 2001.

 


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