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Donald F. Parks
First Lieutenant, United States Army
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RITES OF PARKS AT ARLINGTON

WASHINGTON, September 10, 1943 A funeral service will be held tomorrow in Arlington National Cemetery for First Lieutenant Donald F. Parks, 40, a native of Orange, New Jersey, who was killed in an airplane wreck in Missouri.

Lieutenant Parks, a resident of Austin, Texas, organized a parachute division and trained personnel from Chile while serving there from 1939 to 1941 with the United States Military Mission.  Later he was assigned to troop carrier commands, first at Austin then at Sedalia, Missouri.



PARKS, DONALD F
LT 2
DATE OF DEATH: 00/05/1943
BURIED AT: SECTION 34  SITE 4524
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 17 December 2007