Rank and Name, Motor Machinist’s Mate Second Class Robert Orville Baber.
Unit/Placed in, USS Harder (SS-257) Submarine, United states Naval Reserve.
Robert is born approx. on 29 Oct. 1924 in Melrose, Minnesota.
Father, Roy E. Baber.
Mother, Louise C. (Poirier) Baber.
Sister(s), Violet, Vera, Margaret M. Vivian A. Patricia, Rita B. Joan P. and Mary J. Baber.
Brother(s), Francis B. John P. Roy and Thomas J. Baber.
Robert enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 8696642.
Robert was KIA when the USS Harder was sunk by the Japanese Navy near Dasol Bay, Luzon on Aug. 24, 1944, 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.
Robert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/baber-r-o.htm
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