Westmoreland Babbage

Military

Object Number - UPL 48174 - 2LT Westmoreland Babbage Bombardier/Navigator 416th BG - 668th BS - 9th AF KIA 21 March 1945

Enlisted in California, and killed in action on 21 March 1945

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Melun, Alsace

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

4 miles NW of Neerpelt, Belgium 1945-03-21 KIA when his A-26C #43-22523 collided with another aircraft.
La Canada, California 1942-06-30 317 San Juan Way

Born

Boston, MA 1922-04-14

Enlisted

Santa Ana, California 1943-03-06

Buried

Netherlands American Cemetery Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands Plot Plot C Row 14 Grave 12

Revisions

Date8 Apr 2020 12:53:44
ContributorEmily
Sources

Added enlistment and death information from ABMC

Date7 Apr 2020 10:36:05
Contributoralanrweb
Sources

from abmc.gov

Date7 Apr 2020 10:13:29
Contributoralanrweb
Sources

American Battle Monument's commission

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