39th Bomb Group (VH)



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1st Lt William E. Baubie

1st Lt William E. Baubie
April 17, 1945

He was a great man like so many forged in the fires of war.

He was a loving father who later in life dealt with the loss of both his sons.

He was one of the toughest, funniest, & most decent men I have ever had the pleasure of knowing.

He married Elisabeth Roob. They had 3 children. 2 sons the late William E. (III) & the late James R. who passed away in 2000 and a daughter Virginia.; 6 grandchildren.

Later he married Mary Delong who has 2 children and 5 grandchildren.

William Edward Baubie, II took his final flight on 2 December 2007 at the age of 88 yrs.; He is burial took place in Elemwood Cemetery, Detroit

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Source: David Robb, nephew; obituary of William E. Baubie, II & 39th BG (VH) orders