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Parker Jr. , Howard

Rank; Ensign Howard Parker Jr.

Unit/placed; Fighter Squadron VF-3 based on USS Yorktown (CV-10), United States Naval Reserve.

 

Howard was born  on  1922 in Hobart, Indiana.

  

Howard entered  the service from Indiana with service-number # 0-355209.

 

Howard Parker Jr. was Killed in Action during the landing, he had engine problems and attempted an emergency landing on the USS Wasp (CV-18 ).  His engine failed on the cross-leg approach to the carrier and he went into the water.  A search was made but no survivor was found,  on  Jan  20, 1945, Ensign Howard Parker Jr. Is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and WWII Victory Medal.

 

Howard is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/10.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

Fighter Squadron 3 (VF-3)
Grumman F6F Hellcat
USS Yorktown (CV-10) Base
Howard Parker Jr.
His rank Ensign