Henry Daniel Parkman
Vocational Agriculture Education
He was survived by his parents and four sisters.
Company G, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division
Combat Infantryman's Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean War Service Medal.
Apr 4, 1928
Aug 18, 1952
He was drowned by a flash flood while crossing the river near Inje, North Korea on August 18, 1952. Columbus Dispatch report, submitted by Janet Baldwin
Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery
“Parkman Killed in Korean War”
Class of 1949, lost his life August 18 performing his duties in the Korean War. He as reported missing on August 25 and a second telegram on August 27 reported he died of accidental drowning. He had been in combat with Company G, 279th Infantry Regiment of the 45th Oklahoma National Guard Division in Korea. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar H. Parkman of Saluda Valley.”
An article from The Tiger
Extracts form an obituary – source unknown:
He is buried in the Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.
He was 24. He was survived by his parents and four sisters.