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SERV_NO: AO-816813
LNAME: BATEMAN
FNAME: JAMES
MNAME: ALBERT
SFX:  
RANK_Posthumous: CPT
LOSS_DATE: 10/29/1952
Status per Govt: KIA
Should be Status:  
CIRCUMST OF LOSS: Mid-air collision with 2Lt McKinney's aircraft, disintegrated at 1635L
EVIDENCE_ALIVE:  
EVIDENCE_DEAD:  
COMMENT1:  
COMMENT2:  
HOME_CITY: SHARON
STATE: PA
BIRTH_DATE: 7/6/1922
NICKNAME:  
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CASE: A621
KWALD_COMMENT: No egress noted
CREW_STATUS: Capt James A. Bateman, USAF, KIA/BNR, no egress noted
SERVICE: USAF
DIV_or_GRP: 58 FTR BMB GRP
RGT_or_WNG:  
BN_or_SQ: 310 FTR BMB SQ
CO_or_BTRY:  
VEHICLE: F-84G
VEH_ID: 51-1070
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WITH: 310 FTR BMB SQ
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UTM_Coord: YC270580
KWALD: 1538
GRAVE:  
Birth_YR: 1922
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