Parker, Jr., Edwin, MG

Deceased
 
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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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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1891
 
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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
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

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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 Unit Assignments
Panama Canal DepartmentUS ArmyCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course2nd Battalion, 83rd Field Artillery Regiment
Army War College (Staff)Field Artillery Training Center Staff (USATCFA), Fort Sill78th Infantry DivisionXXIII Corps
Office of the Provost Marshal General (OPMG)
  1917-1919, Panama Canal Department
  1923-1924, 0006, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1924-1925, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1935-1936, 1193, 2nd Battalion, 83rd Field Artillery Regiment
  1936-1937, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1941-1942, 2500, Field Artillery Training Center Staff (USATCFA), Fort Sill
  1942-1945, 00GC, 78th Infantry Division
  1945-1946, 00GC, XXIII Corps
  1948-1953, 9100, Office of the Provost Marshal General (OPMG)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
George Washington University
  1908-1912, George Washington University
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