RALPH R. BAURICHTER, 1LT, USAF
Ralph Baurichter '51
Date of birth: September 15, 1927
Date of death: July 10, 1953
From the 1951 Lucky Bag:
From Find A Grave:
Columbus Evening Republican
July 15, 1953
BAURICHTER'S BODY IS FOUND
Funeral Services Saturday At Baltimore for Former Local Man.
The body of a former Columbus man, Ralph Baurichter, was recovered Monday from the wreckage of a B-29 bomber which crashed last week near Savannah, Ga. Funeral services and burial will be held Saturday at Baltimore, Md.
Baurichter had previously been listed as "missing" along with nine other air force men. There were no survivors. Wreckage of the plane was located Saturday by helicopter.
He and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Baurichter, moved to Arkansas from here about 10 years ago. The parents now live in Clarksville, Ark.
Also surviving is the widow, the former Miss Nancy Callahan of Baltimore, and his grandfather, John Steinker of Clarksville.
He attended Columbus high school for two years. An aunt, Mrs. Eleanor Baurichter, lives at 723 Third Street.
He is buried in Maryland.