Date of Birth: 06/26/1938
High School: Olney High School
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Date of Casualty: 04/30/1967
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 2
Panel Row: 10
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The career Marine Corps noncommissioned officer enlisted in 1956 after leaving Olney High School. He later obtained a high school diploma in the service. Bauer, 28, died on April 30, 1967, as he led a platoon of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, at Khe Satin, Quang Tri Province. The staff sergeant was one of six Philadelphia veterans to die in Vietnam on that date, the most on any day during the war. Bauer's wife was a former Woman Marine; other survivors included a daughter, parents, brother and sister.