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Babcock, George Vernon

Rank and Name, Private First Class George Vernon Babcock.

Unit/Placed in, 2nd Amphibious Tractor Battalion (A-Comp) 2nd Marines, United States Marine Corps.


George is born approx. on 24 Aug. 1924 in Brook Park, Minnesota.

Father, Bridge B. Babcock.

Mother, Julia I. (Rafferty) Babcock.

Sister(s), Evelyn A. Eline C. Irene J. Eunice, Mary J. Beverly B. Pearl J. Gloria and Georgina Babcock.

Brother(s), Bridge J. Harold L. James, David G. Marion and ??? Babcock.


George enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 507675.


George was KIA when during the landing his LVT overturned and he drowned on 15 June 1944, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


George is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Concord Cemetery, Concord, Dodge County, Minnesota, USA.


Thanks to,

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
His unit 2nd Amphibious Tractor Battalion
Heading for the Beach
Heading for the Beach
LVT Unloading
LVT Supplies
George Vernon Babcock
His rank Private First Class
Memorial Marker at Camp Henry C. Drewes