Rank and Name, Private Victor Ross Babcock.
Unit/Placed in, 145th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Division ”Buckeye”.
Victor is born approx. on 16 Nov. 1908 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Father, Edwin Babcock.
Mother, Martha I. (Mellor) Babcock.
Sister(s), Maude M. Nellie M. and Lela A. Babcock.
Brother(s), Joseph C. David A. Francis M. Vernon M. Berlin, James V. Edwin R. and William A. Babcock.
Spouse, Opal M.(Davis) Babcock.
Daughters, Marion M. and Rose M. Babcock.
Sons, Marvin R. and Robert R. Babcock.
Victor enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 37428855.
Victor was KIA near Bibilo Hill in the fights over Airfield Munda on 25 July 1943, 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.
Victor is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
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