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First Name: Kenneth

Last Name: Babb

Birthplace: Suffolk, VA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Alvin

Date of Birth: 26 December 1946

Date of Death: 11 June 1966

Rank: Specialist 4

Years Served:
Kenneth Alvin Babb

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Kenneth Alvin Babb

Specialist Four, U.S. Army

Kenneth Alvin Babb was born on 26 December 1946 in Suffolk, VA.

On 11 June 1966, SP4 Kenneth A. Babb was serving as a Combat Medic with Recon Platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division in Binh Long Province, South Vietnam.

SP4 Babb was killed in action that day when he sustained multiple fragmentation wounds.

Badge and Medals

Combat Medic Badge
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name Kenneth A Babb is inscribed on Panel 8E Line 33 on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Death and Burial

Specialist Four Kenneth A. Babb died on 11 June 1966 in Binh Long Province, South Vietnam. He is buried in Cypress Chapel Christian Church Cemetery, Suffolk, VA.


Honoree ID: 3398   Created by: MHOH




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