Maurice Parrish was the son of Earl Leslie Parrish and Juanita Pearl Hannah. He was killed in action on Guadalcanal while serving with the Eighth Field Artillery. He enlisted in the army Feb. 5, 1941 and was stationed in Hawaii at the time of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 2 December 1915
  • Date of death: 1 February 1943
  • County: Roane
  • Hometown: Harriman
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 35th Infantry Regiment
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Servie Medal, World War II Victory Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Top Panel
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