A Soldier's Story: Sergeant George Howard Babcock


Sergeant George Howard Babcock was born on April 12, 1929, in Coshocton, Ohio. After his graduation, he attended Coshocton High School and enlisted in the US Army. Sergeant Babcock was assigned to the 31st Infantry and deployed to Korea for the Korean War.

During the November 27 - December 12, 1950 Battle of Chosin Reservoir, while the Army forces began to withdraw toward Marine units, Sergeant Babcock was wounded and captured. It is thought that he died from his wounds around November 30, 1950.  

Sergeant George Babcock has never been recovered and is memorialized in the Courts of the Missing at Honolulu, Hawaii.


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