Fred G. Baun, Jr.

Fred G. Baun Jr. on Tinian, 1945
Fred G. Baun Jr. on Tinian, 1945
Recent Address: 14635 Cohasset Street, Van Nuys, CA 91405-1904
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Family Info: Parents: Fred and Ora; Wife: Nellanna; Children: Kenneth, John, Maureen, Barbara; Siblings: Freda, Donald
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
Date Entered Service: January 5, 1943
Service Number: 35528637
Bomb Group: 468th, 2nd Combat Camera Unit
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Missions Flown: 6
Hump Missions: 20
Targets: Anshan, Rangoon, Omura, Toyokawa
Awards: Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 4 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Air Medal, American Theater Ribbon
Service Schools: Photo School - AFTS Lowry Field, Denver, CO Mar-May 1943
MOS: MOS 043 - Cameraman, Motion Picture
Rank Upon Discharge: S/Sgt
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Date Transferred from the 58th: September 23, 1945
Date Discharged: October 31, 1945
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): In 1946 Fred returned to his previous job as a truck driver in the shipping department at Automatic Sprinkler Corp. of America, in Youngstown, OH. In 1948 he moved to Los Angeles, CA, and for the same company installed fire protection systems for a short time. He was transferred to the engineering department and later went into sales. In 1960, Fred, with two partners, formed their own company (Southwest Fire Protection Co.) in Los Angeles and remained there until his retirement in 1982.
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Comments: I regret to inform you that Fred G. Baun, Jr. passed away July 9, 2002. Fred was eager to serve his country when he was a young man during WW II and has been an outstanding citizen all his life. A wonderful husband, father and grandfather. His life was an example to all. Sincerely, his wife, Nellanna Baun.
Mr. Baun is buried in Glen Haven Memorial Park in Sylmar, CA.
Fred G. Baun Jr., 1995
Fred G. Baun Jr., 1995

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