for Henry R Parent in Plot 8A, Site 206 of the Riverside National
Cemetery, Riverside (Riverside county), California.
Henry, a Massachusetts
native, enlisted in the Army at Valparaiso, IN and was assigned to
Pvt Parent was listed as
seriously wounded in action in Holland on 22 September 1944 but was able
to rejoin the company on 30 September.
Pfc Parent re-enlisted on 7
October 1945 and remained in the Army until 31 October 1954 with service
in Korea as well. His final grade is unknown.
His military decorations
include the Purple Heart and the Bronze Service Arrowhead device awarded
for the Holland campaign and Airborne operations.