Henry Joseph Bauer

Recent Address: 3167 Linden Road, Suite 607, Rocky River, OH 44116
E-mail Address: Capt44578@aol.com
Family Info: 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: 35
Targets: Bangkok, Anshan, Formosa, Omura, Saigon, Singapore, Tokuyama, Nagoya, Yokohama, Osaka, Kobe, Omuta, Toyohashi, Kure, Takamatsu, Chiba, Sendai
Awards: 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: Army Technical School, Sioux Falls, SD Apr 1943; Truax Field, Madison, WI Aug 1943; Walker AAF, Victoria, KS Nov 1943
MOS: MOS 757-Radio Operator-Mechanic-Gunner, AAF
Rank Upon Discharge: S/Sgt
Crew Type:
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
Where You a POW?:
POW Location:
Where You a Interned?:
Internment Location:
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged: September 19, 1945
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Thoughts About the 58th:
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.

58th Bomb Wing Veterans Index
© New England Air Museum 2016-2021
36 Perimeter Rd., Windsor Locks, CT, 06096