35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association

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  PV2 Willie Paul Parrish    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"

Charlie Company
35th Infantry Regiment
Korean War

"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"

National Defense Service Medal Korean Service Medal United Nations Korean Service Medal Republic of Korea War Service Medal

The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PV2 Willie Paul Parrish, US53010486, who died in the service of his country on April 24th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Willie was 22 years of age. He was from Midland City, Alabama. Willie's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PV2 Willie Paul Parrish include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Korea Service Medal, and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Willie enlisted 29 September 1950

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery
Grimes (Dale County)
Dale County
Alabama, USA