PFC Howard Oren Parsons

PFC Howard Oren Parsons

Birth
North Carolina, USA
Death 17 Dec 1944 (aged 33)
France
Burial Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Plot SECTION B, SITE 827
Memorial ID 3265440 · View Source
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Son of Heg Parsons and Vena Miller Parsons.

Husband of Laura Truitt Parsons.

Howard, who resided in Yorklyn, Delaware, served as a Private First Class with the 142nd Infantry, 36th Infantry Division, Seventh Army, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on January 17, 1944 in Camden, New Jersey. He noted that he resided in New Castle County, Delaware at the time of his enlistment and that he was married.

He was "Killed In Action" in eastern France during the war.

He had served in the Army for ten months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # 42082770

At the families request, his state of birth was added to his headstone (North Carolina) instead of his state of residence (Delaware).


Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3265440
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Howard Oren Parsons (30 Mar 1911–17 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 3265440, citing Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .