Pvt. Jewel Parks was killed in action in Italy. A native of Rockwood, Tenn., he was married to Lillie Marle Williams of Denton, June 17, 1943 while he was stationed with the Army at Camp Howze. He entered the service in September, 1942 and served with the 84th Division until he was killed in action.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 October 1919
  • Date of death: 15 September 1944
  • County: Roane
  • Hometown: Rockwood
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 338th Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Oakwood Cemetery, Denton, Denton County, Texas
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Top Panel
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