Rank and Name, Sergeant Joseph V. Babinetz .
Unit/Placed in, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division “Taro”.
Joseph is born approx. on 20 Jan. 1910 in Landsford, Pennsylvania.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Spouse, Verna Babinetz.
Joseph enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 33188256.
Joseph was KIA during the Battle of Mindanao (Davao River), Philippines, on May 21, 1945, he is honored with a Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Joseph 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 Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.
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