James Curtis Parker, Supply Corps, USNR
-Declared officially dead by the U.S. government on January 16, 1946
-Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
-Attended Knoxville High School
-Parents: James C. and Floride S. Parker
-Siblings: Floride Parker and Wyatt M. Parker

The Knoxville Journal, March 25, 1944
Lt (jg) J.C. (Jake) Parker, Jr., former Univeristy of Tennessee student, is missing in action, the Navy Department informed his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Curtis Parker Sr., 285 McCalla Avenue, last night. Lt. Parker, a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa while at U-T, has been in service since February, 1942, and has been in the Pacific area for 16 months. He is missing in plane flight while in the performance of duty, the Navy Department said.

  • Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade
  • Date of death: 16 January 1946
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Bottom Panel
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