Name: CW3 Richard Lee Bauman
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 03/17/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Declared dead on 01/08/1979.
Age at death: 22.8
Date of Birth: 05/28/1948
Home City: Columbus, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 128 AHC, 11 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-43/69-41
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04W-054
Short Summary: Copilot was POW Hestand released 02/12/73. Bauman was seen alive on ground by Hestand.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 69-15664
Primary cause: Cambodia-BNR
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 07/12/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - bonified
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: XU488458
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: MIFFLIN CEMETERY, GAHANNA, OH (IMO)
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 08/10/1992
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