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Pvt John B. Babb
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1918
Madisonville
Hopkins County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1944

Pvt. John B. Babb was a member of D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion. He fought in the Philippine Islands during the opening months of World War II. He took part in the Bataan Death March and was held as a POW at Camp O'Donnell and Cabanatuan.
He died when the Japanese Hell Ship he was on, the Arisan Maru, was sunk by an American submarine. The Japanese refused to rescue the POWs. Only 9 of the 1803 POWs on the ship survived its sinking.

For more information, go to:
Proviso East High School Bataan Commemorative Research Project
 
 
Note: Entered the service from Kentucky.
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Created by: JimO
Record added: Oct 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59569286
Pvt John B. Babb
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Pvt John B. Babb
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