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Babinetz, Joseph V.

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.


Thanks to,

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

19th Infantry Regiment
24th Infantry Division
Mindano Landing
Mindanao Davao River Lugger
His rank Sergeant
"Hug the dirt, mates, or you'll get your back scratched." Yankee invaders bellyflop into the sands of Leyte Island's beaches, after rushing ashore from the landing barges of a Coast Guard-manned invasion transport. October 1944. (Coast Guard) Exact Date Shot Unknown NARA FILE #: 026-G-3566 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1208