MONTGOMERY COUNTY WAR RECORDS
REX L. BABB
WORLD WAR II SOLDIER
b. 7-22-1919 in Texas married Margaret Biter
in 1961 TN son of Charles and Lula Mangum Babb.
Joined the military in 1937 in 1939 he was a driver for
General Vinegar Joe Stillwell then in the 9th
infrantry in Ft. Bragg NC.
In 1943 he went to Airborne school in Ft. Benning Ga
In 1944 he was in the 508th INF. Regt. in Soissins, France
and in the BATTLE OF THE BULGE.
In 1945 he was a guard for General Dwight Eisenhower
in Frankfort Germany. Then participated in he
Victory Day Parade in New York.
He remained in the Military stationed at Ft. Campbell KY and
Ft. Bragg NC till 1966 when he retired
from the 1/509th infantry.
Submitted by Debbie Babb McMinn
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