|Affiliations||Unied States Army 2nd Ranger Battalion, C Compnay|
|Death||June 6, 1944, Normandy, France|
|Weapon||M1 Garand Rifle|
Parkes was a minor character in the film, Saving Private Ryan. He was a soldier who was sent to France and landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day as part of Operation Overlord. Parkes helped to destroy a German machine gun position. When running with his squad towards the next position, he was killed when a German soldier shot him through the chest and out through his back.