Enlistment date: August 9, 1943

Rank at time of death: Technician Fifth Grade

Division History: The 83rd Infantry Division was also known as the "Thunderbolt Division" and the "Ohio Division." The division was first formed during WWI in 1917. The division landed in England on April 16, 1944. After training in Wales, they invaded Omaha Beach on June 18, 1944.

Date of death: July 12, 1944

Buried at: Plot B Row 19 Grave 43, Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France.

It is unknown what specific weapons Park used to fight, but it is assumed it was one of the basics. The most common gun among the U.S. Army Infantry in WWII was the M1 Carbine

A group of men from the 83rd division.

Ships landing on Omaha Beach on D-Day.

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