Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Marshall Lewis Babbs.
Unit/Placed in, USS Birmingham (CL-62) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.
Marshall is born approx. on 22 May 1925 in Indiana.
Father, Melvin E. Babbs.
Mother, Frances B. Babbs.
Sister(s), Elaine L. Babbs.
Brother(s), Benton M. Babbs.
Marshall enlisted the service in Indiana with service number # 6348169.
Marshall was KIA when they were giving fire aid to the USS Princeton a great explosion accrued on 24 Oct. 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.
Marshall 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 Fairview Cemetery,New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/ships/CL/CL-62_Birmingham.html
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com