PARKS, John H. – 37th Tank Bn

Born: March 10, 1919, Cleveland, Ohio.

Enlisted: Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana on January 31, 1942.

Army Service Number: 35254924.

Tank commander in B Company, 37th Tank Battalion, 4th Armored Division at the time of his death.


  • “John Parks: The Face of Battle”, by Bill Warnock.
  • WWII uncovered: “Honoring the Heroes We Lost”.
  • Morning Reports 37th Tank Battalion.
  • IDPF John PARKS.
  • Findagrave.
  •  Photos: Erwin Verholen, Ivan Steenkiste, various internet sources.