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.
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