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
DATE OF DEATH: 00/05/1943
BURIED AT: SECTION 34 SITE 4524
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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