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50 YEARS AND NOT FORGETTING

March 1, 2019
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50 YEARS AND NOT FORGETTING

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Family and friends of Marine Lance Cpl. David Albert Parker joined members of VFW Post No. 7069, Clarks Summit, for a memorial ceremony at his grave at Abington Hills Cemetery Thursday. the 50 year anniversary of Parker’s death in Vietnam. The Clarks Summit native and Abington Heights High School alumnus joined the Marine Corps in 1968. He was assigned to First Battalion, Fourth Marine Regiment in Vietnam. He was killed in action after suffering wounds from small arms fire in Quang Tri province. He was 19 years old. JAKE DANNA STEVENS/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER