Name and Rank, First Lieutenant Alford J. Babcock.
Unit/Placed in, 73rd Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group.
Alford was born approx. on 1925 in New York.
Father, Roland Babcock.
Mother, Julia Babcock.
Sisters, Barbara Ann and Carol Jean Babcock.
Brothers, Roland C. and Richard J. Backbock.
Alford entered the service in New York with service number # 0-686715.
Alford J. Babcock was Killed in Action during his flight to Le Shima, he was shot by an enemy plane on May 14 1945, and he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Alford is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County. Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
Thanks to http://www.318fis.com/
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