Private Lenard Joe Parker
Private Lenard Joe Parker, US Army. He was the son of Sally C. Parker and Wiley T Parker of Rt 3 Redland / Lufkin Texas . He was also the brother of T/5 Milton R. Parker (KIA), Sergeant Norman W. Parker, and Sergeant Ray Parker. Lenard , graduate of Redland High. Entered Army in 1944, trained at Camp Hood, Texas, Fort Meade, Maryland. and Camp Rucker, Alabama. He served on Guam and Leyte. Awarded Good Conduct Medal, the World War Two Victory Medals, American Theater of operations, and the PTO Ribbon.
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