Mr. Parsiola was from Detroit, MI. He was a 1st Lieutenant in the 1st Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division and was killed on Luzon, Philippines. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star and Bronze Star. His widow related that he was awarded the Silver Star for volunteering to save a fellow officer. While doing so, he was mortally wounded. He is buried at Manilla American Cemetery, Manilla, Philippines.