Kenneth Ripley BAUMER

Kenneth Ripley BAUMER

Male 1923 - 1944  (21 years)

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  • Name Kenneth Ripley BAUMER  [2, 3
    • Gunner's Mate Second Class Baumer's life was lost on November 7, 1944 along with 85 other crewmen due to the sinking of the submarine USS Albacore by a mine off northern Japan. He was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.
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      World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas about Baumer
      Name: Kenneth R Baumer
      Inducted From: Michigan
      Rank: Gunner's Mate Second Class
      Combat Organization: United States Navy Reserve
      Death Date: 13 Dec 1945
      Monument: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
      Last Known Status: Missing
      U.S. Awards: Bronze Star Medal

      WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings about Kenneth R. Baumer
      Name: Kenneth R. Baumer
      State Registered: Hawaii

      Death Date: 13 Dec 1945
      Cemetery: Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial
      Cemetery Burial Plot: Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
      Cemetery City: Honolulu
      Cemetery Country: Hawaii

      War: World War II
      Awards: Bronze Star
      Title: Gunner's Mate, Second Class
      Rank: Gunner's Mate, Second Class
      Service: U.S. Navy
      Service ID: 6221207
      Division: United States Naval Reserve
      Data Source: World War II Honor Roll

      World War II Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualties, 1941-1945 about Kenneth Ripley Baumer
      Name: Kenneth Ripley Baumer
      Relative Name: Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lynn Baumer
      Relative Relationship: Parents (Parent)
      State: Michigan
      Country: United States
      Type of Casualty: Killed In Action
      Roll: ww2c_27
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      Gravesite Details Entered the service from Michigan.

      Posted on Find A Grave created by: CindyS
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    Born 10 Apr 1923  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Living with parents in Lansing, Ingham Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1940  Living with parents in Lansing, Ingham Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 7 Nov 1944  Japan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I99460  Main Tree
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2020 

    Father Donald Lynn BAUMER,   b. 13 May 1899, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1999, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Neva Lucile BATEMAN,   b. 18 Mar 1901, Windsor, Eaton Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1984, Lansing, Ingham Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F41136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Nov 1944 - Japan Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Kenneth Ripley Baumer
    Kenneth Ripley Baumer
    Kenneth R. is the son of Donald L. Baumer and Neva Bateman. Was lost on November 7 1944 along with 85 other crewmen due to the sinking of the submarine USS Albacore by a mine off northern Japan.
    Kenneth Ripley Baumer
    Kenneth Ripley Baumer
    This is Kenneth's senior picture. He is the son of Donald L Bamer and Neva Bateman.

  • Sources 
    1. [S11628] Find A Grave: Bio of Kenneth Ripley Baumer.

    2. [S5419] 1930 Census Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.

    3. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    4. [S5420] 1940 Census Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.