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Babcock, Arthur Lee

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Arthur Lee Babcock.

Unit/Placed in, 372nd Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Arthur is born approx. on 9 Dec. 1921 in Alameda, California.

Father, William H. Babcock.

Mother, Bird M. (Brown) Babcock.

Sister(s), Vera L. Babcock.

Brother(s), Kenneth W. William B. and Franklin F. Babcock.


Arthur enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 36357180.


Arthur‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

1st Lt.           James M. York                  Pilot

2nd Lt.          Joseph A. Hayden              Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Ariatottle D. Coleman        Navigator

1st Lt.           John U. Coleman Jr.          Bombardier

TSgt.            Alvin L. Breitman              Engineer

SSgt.            William E. Shivers              Asst. Engineer

TSgt.            Walter A. MacDougal         Radio Operator

SSgt.            Charles W. Vallen              Asst. Radio Operator

SSgt.            Edward H. Martin             Waist Gunner

SSgt.            Arthur L. Babcock             Tail Gunner

SSgt.            Ishmael H. Jeter                Photographer/Gunner

Arthur was KIA when his plane collided with a other on the Mission on, 2 Dec. 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://bataanproject.com/proviso-students/babcock-s-sgt-arthur-l/


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

372nd Bomber Squadron
307th Bomber Group
Pitu Airfield, Morotai
Arthur Lee Babcock
His rank Staff Sergeant
Lone Rangers (nickname)