Lt. Edward A. Baier

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Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Edward A. Baier.
Year Range from 1939
Event World War II
Year range to 1941
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view of Lieutenant Edward A. Baier. He is wearing an officer's service coat and service hat. His uniform has numerous marksmanship qualification badges, lieutenant's bars and crossed infantry rifles with "127" on the lapels.
Edward A. Baier was a member of Company H, 127th Infantry, 32nd Division, Wisconsin National Guard. He served as 2nd Lieutenant from 1921 to 1936 and was promoted to 1st Lieutenant. His wife's name was Ruth and he worked a presser at Shilobrit Service Cleaners & Dryers in Oshkosh, WI. In 1940 the Wisconsin National Guard was called to active duty and sent to Louisiana. Baier was promoted to Captain and commanded the company. He returned to Oshkosh on a furlough for Christmas in 1941. He was transferred before the unit was shipped to the Pacific. He married a woman from Louisiana and lived there.
Object ID P2005.20.104
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Baier, Edward A.
Print size 8" x 10"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
United States Army
127th United States Infantry
32nd Division
Title Lt. Edward A. Baier
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