Sergeant (observer) Alfred James Baum, 581137
- Batt - 49 Sqdn
- Unit - Royal Air Force
- Section -
- Date of Birth - 1912
- Died - 12/08/1940
- Age - 28
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Source: Leicestershire War Memorials Project. 11-AUG-1940
Type: Handley Page Hampden Mk I
Owner/operator: 49 Squadron Royal Air Force
Fatalities: Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Location: Dortmund (NRW) - Germany
Departure airport: RAF Scampton
Shot down by flak during raid on Dortmund.
Pilot:P/O 40693 Richard Francis Gower RAF killed.
Nav:A/Gnr:77934 P/O Edwin Arthur Harris RAFVR killed.
Obs:Sgt 581137 Alfred James Baum RAF killed.
Wop:A/Gnr:Sgt 751725 Percy William Norman Jelley RAFVR killed.
Submitted by J. Parrott, 2018
- Conflict - World War II
- Cause of death - KILLED IN ACTION
- Place of death - Over Westphalia
- Burial Place - 30 B 7, Reichswald Forest War Cemetery