Rank and Name, Sergeant William H. Parker.
Unit/Placed in, 28th Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Group (Heavy).
William is born approx. on 1917 in Adams County, Washington.
Father, George M. Parker.
Mother, Olive W. Parker.
Born in Canada.
Sister(s), Alice M. Parker.
William enlisted the service in Washington with service number # 6581531.
William ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-17 were,
1st Lt. William H. Watson Pilot
1st Lt. John F. Putnam Co Pilot
1st Lt. James O. Etter Navigator
S/Sgt. Robert A. Abadie Bombardier
T/Sgt. Eugene M. Clemens Engineer
Sgt. Leo T. Ranta ??
Sgt. Robert V. Coplay ??
Corp. Philip A. Deal Gunner
Sgt. William H. Parker Gunner
William was KIA when the plane was attacked by more dan 8 A6M2 Zeros shot and crashed in the Solomon Sea on Aug. 2, 1942, he is honored with an Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
William is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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