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Member and President of The Canadian Vietnam Veterans Association

Member of The Royal Canadian Legion

Royal Canadian Legion
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Ron Parkes

Past-President - Ron Parkes cross (Obituary)
United States Army - Vietnam - 1965

"101st Airborne Division"

Born: Winnipeg - Manitoba - Canada

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Ron Parkes Military Career

  • Ron Parkes served from 1960 to 1962, in the Canadian Forces Reserves, Fort Gary Horse, 10th Armor Regiment.

  • He then enlisted in the US Army in 1962 and served in Fort Campbell, Kentucky with the 101st Airborne Division.

  • In the summer of 1965, he was sent to Vietnam and served in the 1st brigade, 101st Airborne Division on a 105mm howitzer gun crew, B-Battery, 2nd of the 320th Artillery.

  • Ron was then honorably discharged and resumed his civilian career.



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