John Baumann 1952-2006
causes much sadness and regret to inform the membership of the
sudden death of John Baumann.
Assocaition number of 1290 datumís his thirty four years of
involvement with MAFVA. For
twenty of those years he served as Information Officer giving yeoman
was one of those genuine nice guys who was always ready to help
others and made friend at home and abroad through his efforts on
was an accomplished modeller, draughtsman, and regular contributor
abiding passion though was researching the history and details of
all manner of obscure foreign vehicles from 1900 to 1945.
Hi endeavors in this direction earned him great respect, and
provided a legacy of information that would have been unknown but
for his industry.
Leicestershire lad, John was an active member of London MAFVA, a
good mate, but above all a devoted and caring family man.
thoughts and condolences go out to his family, to Christine his wife
and their daughters, Louise and Karen.
with many others I mourn his passing.
John (second from left) and friends, Telford 2005
The John Baumann Trophy on display at Duxford 2007