David Kieth Baumeister

Military

Object Number - UPL 46331 - CPT David K. Baumeister Fighter Pilot 365th FG - 388th FS - 9th AF

On DS (detached service) for operational training. Flew four missions with the 335th Fighter Squadron.

Awards: DFC, AM (13OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: The Shawnee Kid
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Hell's Belle
  • Unit: 405th Fighter Group 4th Fighter Group 335th Fighter Squadron 509th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 353rd Fighter Group 352nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 358th Fighter Group 4th Fighter Group 335th Fighter Squadron 366th Fighter Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Fontanay-Sur-Mer
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Brétigny-sur-Orge
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Chièvres Air Base

Events

Event Location Date Description
Shawano, WI 54166, USA 1942-02-16 201 N. Franklin Street

Born

Freeport, IL 61032, USA 1921-06-09 Son of G F Baumeister.

Died

Dayton, OH, USA 1949-02-27 Baumeister died in the crash of F-51H (P-51H) 44-64700 three miles east of Dayton, OH

Other

Assigned to the 365th FG

Dover Army Airfield, Delaware

Other

Aerial Victory

in the vicinity of Flers, France 1944-07-18 1 - Bf 109

Buried

Forest Hill Cemetery Madison, Dane County, WI 1949-03-02 Forest Hill Cemetery Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA Plot Sec 35 Tier H Gr 11

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