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Lieut William Thomas Farrar, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1917
Ashley County
Arkansas, USA
Death: May 14, 1962
San Diego County
California, USA

Enlisted USMC May 20, 1937
Served North Philadelphia Naval Supply Depot 1937-1939
Transferred to Recruiting Duty New Orleans and Atlanta Ga
Vol for duty with 4th Fleet Marine Force, transferred to 5th Ambphibious Group.

Promoted to Warrant Officer, in Dec 20, 1943 and assigned as Adjutant 1st Joint Assault Signal Company (JASCO)
Assaulted Saipan, Tinian, Roi Namur.

Selected to attend Platoon Leaders Class in Quantico, commissioned 2d Lieutenant Apr 25, 1945

Reduced to MSgt 1946 due to heart murmur.
Assigned as cadre, 1st Sgt, Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Division in 1950

Three purple hearts, last wound Hwanchon Dam. Evacuated to Japan, returned to the states.

Assaulted Inchon, Pusan, Moison, Wounded three times in Korea
Retired Jul 31, 1957, El Toro, Marine Air Wing, California

Family links: 
  William Thomas Farrar (1883 - 1972)
  Minnie Lucinda Whitehead Farrar (1882 - 1976)
  Norma Viola Markland Farrar Hill Groves (1921 - 2000)*
  Cheryl Norma Farrar Hayward (1946 - 2014)*
  Maybelle F. Farrar Dawkins (1904 - 1996)*
  Clarence Aubrey Farrar (1907 - 1964)*
  Leslie Odell Farrar (1911 - 2001)*
  Icie Estelle Farrar Dye (1912 - 1984)*
  William Thomas Farrar (1917 - 1962)
*Calculated relationship
2LT US MARINE CORPS WORLD WAR II, KOREA Service Start Date: 20 May 1937 Service End Date: 1 Oct 1957

Alexandria National Cemetery
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: D, 7
Maintained by: Boots Farrar
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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Lieut William Thomas Farrar, Jr
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Lieut William Thomas Farrar, Jr
Added by: Boots Farrar
Lieut William Thomas Farrar, Jr
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