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Babb, Thomas

Rank and Name, Lieutenant Thomas Babb.

Unit/Placed in, USS Escolar (SS-294) Submarine, United States Navy.


Thomas is born approx. on 14 Aug. 1918 in New Jersey.

Father, Walter Babb.

Mother, Lena Babb.

Sister(s), Helen A. Ruth C. and Elinore J. Babb.

Spouse, Pearl M. Babb.


Thomas enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 0-123637.


Thomas was KIA when the USS Escolar was lost, cause unknown on Oct. 17, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Thomas is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/babb-t.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

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