marker for Willard B. Parrish in Turkey Creek Baptist Church Cemetery,
Plant City (Hillsborough), Florida.
enlisted at Camp Blanding, Florida on 6 November 1942 and went through
basic training with the 508th there. He also went through jump
school with the regiment graduating on 5 March 1943.
Cpl Parrish apparently was transferred out of the
regiment at some yet to be determined point in time as his grave marker
inscription indicates he was in a Signal Company.