Flying Officer Louis Walter Allen BAUER

Service No: 437247
Born: Mount Gambier SA, 1 July 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 5 December 1942
Unit: No. 15 Service Flying Training School (RCAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 15 Service Flying Training School Harvard aircraft), Alberta, 28 August 1944, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Claresholm Cemetery, Alberta, Canada
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Louis Oscar Paul and Laura Bauer; husband of Dorothy Jean Bauer, of Lobethal, South Australia.
Roll of Honour: Broken Hill NSW
Remembered: Panel 133, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 28 August 1944, Flying Officer Bauer, and Pilot Officer Sparks, both Pilots, were killed when a Harvard aircraft crashed near Claresholm, Alberta.

The crew members of the Harvard aircraft were:

Flying Officer Louis Walter Allen Bauer (437247)
Pilot Officer Wilmot Arthur Sparks (RCAF) (J/44567) (RCAF)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9300, BAUER L W A

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