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Babcock, Victor Ross

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.


Thanks to, http://iagenweb.org/wwii/WWIIRollofHonor/PottawattamieRollofHonor.html

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

145th Infantry Regiment
37th Infantry Division
New Guinea with the Marines
Japanese junk on Munda Airfield
Near Munda Point
His rank Private
Munda Airfield