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Baber, George Raymond

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class George Raymond Baber.

Unit/Placed in, USS LST-342, United States Naval Reserve.


George is born approx. on 23 June 1925 in Kansas.

Stepfather, Chester Crabtree.

Mother, Anna Crabtree.

Sister(s), Donna Crabtree, Emma and Dorris Baber.

Brother(s), Ralph Crabtree.


George enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 6688556.


George was KIA when the LST-342 was struck by a torpedo from the Japanese submarine Ro-106 off the Solomon Islands on July 18, 1943 on, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery

Schuylerville, Saratoga County, New York, USA.


Thanks to, https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?14084


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

LST-342 in Sicily
LST-342 Wreck
Japanese Submarine RO-106
Location Wreck
LST-342 in Sicily
His rank Seaman First Class