George M. Parker (general)

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George Marshall Parker Jr.
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Born (1889-04-17)April 17, 1889
Iowa
Died October 25, 1968(1968-10-25) (aged 79)
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1910-1946
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major General
Commands held Commander of the Post Manila, Philippines
Battles/wars Pancho Villa Expedition
World War I
World War II
Awards Distinguished Service Medal

George Marshall Parker, Jr. (April 17, 1889–October 25, 1968)[1] was an Officer of the United States Army with the rank of Major General. General Parker commanded the Post Manila, Philippines and the Philippines II Corps during the Battle of Bataan.[2]

Decorations[edit]

Army Distinguished Service Medal[3]
Mexican Border Service Medal
World War I Victory Medal
American Defense Service Medal with Foreign Service Clasp
Bronze star
Bronze star
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/ two Service Stars
World War II Victory Medal
Gold star
Philippine Defense Medal with Bronze Star

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