Parker, Ones LaVerle, Cpl

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1955-1960, 0311, 12th MCRRD
Service Years
1952 - 1960

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Dike, TX
Last Address
Saint George, UT

Date of Passing
Apr 03, 2014
 
Location of Interment
Saint George City Cemetery - Saint George, Utah
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
National Association of Atomic Veterans (NAAV)
  1953, National Association of Atomic Veterans (NAAV)


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Cpl Parker was assigned to 3/7 H Co. He was on the MLR from January 1953 until he was wounded in action 25 july 1953 receiving
mortar shrapnel and a burst of 8mm from a Chinese Tommy gun while a forward observer on the morning of 25 July. His last outpost
was Boulder City/The Hook during the last Chinese offensive of the Korean War. Toughest Man I ever knew and he never called me
his "Stepson". A Marines Marine to the end of his life. Doctors stated his dementia was likely brought on by the shrapnel still lodged
in his skull from his injuries in Korea. I joined the Marines, not because I wanted to be like him but to get out of his house. He was a tough man to live with and laughed when he discovered I joined the Marines to get away from him. Semper Fi Marine
   
Other Comments:
Nuclear event participant - Participated in Exercise DESERT ROCK V, Operation Upshot-Knothole
Inactive membership automatic upon verification of nuclear event participation. ((has been verified by USMC unit diary))
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1952, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SDInfantry Training School(s) West2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)USMC (United States Marine Corps)
3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)1st Medical BnNAVHOSP Yokosuka Japan, US NavyFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
Marine BarracksMarForRes
  1952-1952, 9900, 2nd Recruit Training Bn
  1952-1952, 0311, 1st Infantry Training Bn, 2nd Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)
  1952-1953, 0311, Co D, 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)
  1953-1953, 0311, 2nd Replacement Draft
  1953-1953, 0311, H Co, 3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)
  1953-1953, 0311, 1st Medical Bn
  1953-1953, 0311, NAVHOSP Yokosuka Japan, US Navy
  1953-1954, 0311, 1st Provisional Casualty Company, FMFPAC
  1955-1955, 0311, Separation Branch, Marine Barracks Treasure Island, CA
  1955-1960, 0311, 12th MCRRD
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1953-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Research Notes and HQMC Unit Diaries
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