Roll of Honor

Midshipmen entering the gates of Columbia University, circa 1943.

James Parsons Gifford Jr.

  • School: Columbia College
  • Class Year: 1941
  • War: World War II
  • Date of Death: July 25, 1945

Lieutenant James Parsons Gifford, Company D, 503rd Parachute Infantry, U.S. Army, died of spinal meningitis in the Philippines on July 25, 1945. He was awarded the Silver Star for personal gallantry in action at Corregidor on February 23, 1945.

James Parsons Gifford Jr.
James Parsons Gifford Jr.

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