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Lieut John Low Babson
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1929
Contoocook
Merrimack County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1952, North Korea

US Marine Corps
Korean War Veteran

Co A, 1st Bn 7th Mar 1st Mar Div

Second Lieutenant Babson commanded a platoon in Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. On October 26, 1952, he was defending an outpost 600 yards forward of the main line of resistance in Korea. Although badly wounded, he refused evacuation and continued to lead his men until he was mortally wounded.

 
 
Burial:
Contoocook Village Cemetery
Contoocook
Merrimack County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Record added: Jan 02, 2009
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