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Babbs, Marshall Lewis

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

National Historian

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

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

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

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


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

Buried on Sea
USS Birmingham (CL-62) Cruiser
the fires on USS Princeton
Fighting the Fires on board USS Princeton
Damaged USS Priceton after Japanese Bomb Drop
Marshall Lewis Babbs
His rank Seaman Second Class
USS Birmingham after the USS Princeton Blast