application and resulting marker for Billie Joe Parris in the Mount
Olive Cemetery, Pittsburg (Crawford county), Kansas.
Billie Joe enlisted in the
Army at the Presidio of Monterey, CA. He was residing in Alameda at the
time employed as a welder, perhaps at the naval ship yard there.
28 December 1947 Pfc Parris arrived at New York, NY aboard the USAT
General R. E. Callan from Bremerhaven, Germany.