Article from the Kingsport Times-News:
“Amos Parsons was a Tank Man, killed by a shell in Belgium.
Mrs. Kathryn Parsons of Kingsport, has been notified by the War Department that her son, Pvt A.J. Parsons, Jr. was killed in action somewhere in Belgium, September 12.
Before entering the service Private Parsons was employed by the Holston Ordnance Works. He had been in the service 11 months, having served overseas five months. He received his basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He was born in Virginia in 1920.”

Joseph S. Parsons (Father)
Katherine L. Parsons (Mother)
Roy L. Parsons (Brother)
Mary M. Parsons (Sister)
Bonnie R. Parsons (Sister)
Edna D. Parsons (Sister)
Josephine Parsons (Wife)
Leroy Parsons (Son)

He is buried at Plot E, Row 14, Grave 52, American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle, Belgium.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of death: 11 September 1944
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 32nd Armored Regiment, 3rd Armored Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
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