Rank and Name, Private John Howard Parker.
Unit/Placed in, Headquarters Company, 43rd Infantry Division ”Winged Victory”.
John is born approx. on Jan. 26, 1913 in Mississippi.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
John enlisted the service in Mississippi with service number # 34421335.
John was KIA at the landings of Rendova Island on July 18, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Rural Hill Cemetery, Rural Hill, Winston County, Mississippi, USA.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com