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For information about the Veterans Park contact:

Nederland Parks & Recreation Department
2301 Avenue H
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-724-0773


For information about the Database contact:

Marion & Ed Hughes
Public Library

2712 Nederland Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-722-1255

Database Number   584
Name   Perkins, Grady E.
Birth Date   10 July 1922
Birth Place   Hartburg, Newton County, Texas
Death Date   19 May 2008
Death Place   Nederland, Jefferson County, Texas
Place of Burial   Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Texas
Service Branch   Army


  862nd Engineer Aviation, Headquarters & Service Co.
Rank/Grade   Technician Fifth Grade
Date of Enlistment   4 November 1942
Date of Discharge   14 November 1945
Service Occupation   Road grade operator
Decorations   Good Conduct Medal, EAMETO Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Locations of Military Service   England, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland, Central Europe
War, Operation of Conflict   WWII, Battle of the Bulge
Date of Marriage    
Additional Biographical Information    
Civilian Occupation    
Date Added to Database   4 February 2016
Source of Service Information   Spouse and Discharge document
Newspaper Articles      
Documents   Perkins_Grady_E-1a