David H. Parker

Hero Profile - WWII

Address when enlisted - 339 Beechwood St.

Date of Sacrifice February 1, 1945 - Age 20

Pfc. David Parker a member of the 311th Infantry Regiment 78 th Division was killed in Kesternich Germany , on February 1 1945. David had taken command of his squad after the squad leader became a casualty. A mortar shell dropped near him killing him instantly. David was awarded the bronze star posthumously for his action.

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