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Maj Joseph Philip Babin, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1926
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1951

MSGT JOSEPH PHILIP BABIN JR

VMF(N)-513 - MARINE NIGHT FIGHTER SQUADRON 513

1ST MARINE AIR WING

AIRCRAFT TYPE: F7F-3N

AIRCRAFT NUMBER: 80551

MARINES

HOSTILE, DIED (KIA)

DATE OF LOSS: NOVEMBER 30, 1951

SERVICE NUMBER: 556316

BORN: NOVEMBER 27, 1926

HOME OR PLACE OF ENLISTMENT

SOMERVILLE, MA

LOCATION OR BATTLE ZONE: DR1878

BURIAL LOCATION

SOMERVILLE, MA

Comments: Master Sergeant Babin was the radar observer of a F7F-3N Tigercat fighter with Marine Night Fighter Squadron 513, Marine Air Group 12, 1st Marine Air Wing. On November 30, 1951, while returning from a combat mission in bad weather, his aircraft crashed and burned near DR-1878, killing both crew members.

KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO: 1051 
 
Burial:
Veterans Cemetery
Somerville
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Scrappy
Record added: Aug 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115428096
Maj Joseph Philip Babin, Jr
Added by: Linda Shepard Salzer
 
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