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Babcock, John Benjamin

Rank and Name, Private First Class John Benjamin Babcock.

Unit/Placed in, , 160th infantry regiment, 40th Infantry Division “Sunshine”.


John is born approx. on 1912 in Brutus, Michigan.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


John enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 36180590.


John was KIA somewhere near Bacolod, Negros Island in the fights with the Japanese Army on 13 April 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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


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

160th Infantry Regiment
40th Infantry Division
Negros Island Beach
40th marching
Negros Island resistance Philippines 1945
Negros Island resistance Philippines 1945
Defending posistions
His rank Private first Class