Parker, Edwin P, Jr., MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1948-1953, 9100, Office of the Provost Marshal General (OPMG)
Service Years
1912 - 1953
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Major General

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Wythe County
Last Address
Washington, D.C.

Date of Passing
Jun 07, 1983
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG Parker commanded the 78th Infantry Division throughout the ETO Campaigns of WW2.

He also served as the US Army Provost Marshal from 1948 - 1953.

Upon retirement, he was the Business Manager for the St. Albans School for Boys in Washington D.C., 1960 - 1970.

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   1942-1945, 00GC, 78th Infantry Division

Major General
From Month/Year
August / 1942
To Month/Year
November / 1945
78th Infantry Division Unit Page
Major General
00GC-Commanding General
Not Specified
 78th Infantry Division Details

78th Infantry Division
Changed to 78th Division (Training Support)
Command Element
Parent Unit
Infantry Divisions
Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Aug 6, 2018
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29 Members Also There at Same Time
78th Infantry Division

Rice, John, MG, (1916-1953) USA 00GD Brigadier General
Kibler, Abram, MG, (1913-1952) FA 1193 Brigadier General
Cole, Chauncey David, LTC, (1938-1962) IN 1542 Captain
Blunt, Arthur, 1LT, (1939-1946) MP 9110 Second Lieutenant
Horton, Jesse, M/Sgt, (1941-1944) EN 564 Master Sergeant
Fitzgerrell, Robert J., T/Sgt, (1942-1945) IN 745 Technical Sergeant
Husak, Leo John, S/Sgt, (1943-1945) IN 745 Staff Sergeant
Rickel, Thomas Junior, S/Sgt, (1944-1945) IN 745 Staff Sergeant
McBride, Eugene G., Sgt, (1942-1945) IN 745 Sergeant
Ford, Donald W, T/5, (1942-1946) SC 740 Technician Fifth Grade
Baxter, Julian Angus, PFC, (1944-1946) IN 746 Private First Class
Gardner, George, PFC, (1943-1945) MP 677 Private First Class
Greathouse, Homer Harold, PFC, (1942-1946) MD 861 Private First Class
Holler, Robert D., PFC, (1943-1945) OD 505 Private First Class
Layton, Robert Van, M/Sgt, (1943-1953) IN 745 Private First Class
McCauley, Paul Conley, PFC, (1942-1945) IN 745 Private First Class
Michael, Arthur Welton, PFC, (1943-1946) TC 345 Private First Class
Moretz, Herbert, PFC, (1944-1946) IN 111.1 Private First Class
Beeman, Harry R., T/Sgt, (1943-1950) IN 745 Private
Falleroni, Anthony MD 657 Private
Lann, George Y., Pvt, (1944-1945) IN 745 Private
Wilson, Carl, Pvt, (1944-1946) MP 677 Private
Collier, William, BG, (1914-1954) 2010 Colonel
Blanchard, George Samuel, GEN, (1944-1979) First Lieutenant
Kelley, Jonah E., S/Sgt, (1943-1945) Staff Sergeant
Woodard, Cois, PFC, (1942-1945) IN Private First Class
Hanna, George, Pvt, (1944-1945) IN Private
Manzanares, Susano, PFC, (1943-1946) Private First Class
Plebanek, Frank Anthony, PFC, (1943-1948) Private First Class

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