Benjamin G. Baum

NAME
Benjamin George Baum
NICKNAME
MCSN
265672
HOME OF RECORD
Rison, MD
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Lillian Sutherland
DATE OF BIRTH
unknown
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
June 9, 1938
DATE OF LOSS
June 27, 1942
REGION
Philippines
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Cabanatuan Camp #1
CASUALTY TYPE
Died as POW
UNIT
B/1/4th Marines
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Corporal Baum was captured in the fall of Corregidor, 6 May 1942, and was interned at Cabanatuan Camp #1, Luzon province.
Baum died as a prisoner of war on 27 June 1942. His cause of death and the location of his burial are not known.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Silver Star, Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
LAST KNOWN RANK
Corporal
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not Recovered
MEMORIALS
Manila American Cemetery

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