|courtesy of Frogman|
Lucien was drafted in March 1943. After his basic military training he was sent to Europe. He was likely a good soldier as he had been promoted to PFC before being transferred from the replacement depot to I Company 116th Infantry on 16 Jun 1944. PFC Parr fought with I Company until killed in action on 12 Jul 1944 in the battle for Saint Lo.
PFC Parr rests forever in the Brittany American Cemetery.
3 of Lucien's brothers also served during the war and 2 survived. CPL Raymond Alfred Parr was killed on 11 Aug 1944 while serving with the 7th Civil Affairs Unit and is also buried at the Brittany American Cemetery. Bertrand Alphonse Parr was drafted in January 1944 and served in the U.S. Army until May of 1946. Joseph Robert Parr served in the U.S. Navy as an MM3 1943-1946.