Norman “Jack” Turner Bayne was born in Madison, Indiana. He was the son of Oliver James Bayne and Ethel Mae Perkinson. He married Imogene Aycock in 1943
He Died 1 March 1945

Private First Class
1340th AAF

Aircraft C-46A-55CR with serial number 43-47154 departed from Myitkyina, Burma on a cargo mission to Kumming and was never heard from since last point of departure. The aircraft crashed somewhere in the China-Burma-India theater of operations. None of the crew members survived.

Crew members
Pilot, 1st Lt Elmer H. Capell
Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt Keith E. Carnie
Qualified Dual, 2nd Lt John C. Breese
Radio Operator, PFC Norman T. Bayne
Engineer, M/Sgt Harold W. Dahlstrom

He was returned from overseas and was buried on 29 August 1949 together with his crew members at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri.

The Indianapolis News, 6 June 1945
Pfc. Norman (Jack) T. Bayne, 22, husband of Mrs. Imogene Bayne and son of Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Bayne, 1303 East Michigan. Pfc. Bayne has been missing in the India-Burma theater since March 1. A radio operator-gunner of a C-46, he was employed by the Coca-Cola Botting Company before entering the service in February, 1943. He has been overseas since January.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 January 1924
  • Date of death: 1 March 1945
  • County: Marion
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Theater: China-Burma-India
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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