World War II veteran honored by Virginia War Memorial

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — On Monday, the Virginia War Memorial honored World War II veteran James Milton Parrish, whose name was etched into the glass wall for fallen heroes.

Parrish served as a Private in the 94th U.S. Army Infantry Division under General Patton. Parrish was first listed as missing in action. Eventually, his remains were discovered and returned for burial in Portsmouth.

His family asked that he be added to the memorial.Find 8News on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram; send your news tips to iReport8@wric.com.

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