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SSGT Alfred Scott “Scott” Farrington

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SSGT Alfred Scott “Scott” Farrington

Birth
Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, USA
Death 13 May 1958 (aged 41)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 73471708 View Source
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Alfred Scott Farrington was the oldest son of Walter and Cora (Carter) Farrington. Scott was a World War Two Veteran. Assigned to the 515th Bombardment Squadron (SATAN'S KIDS) of the 376th Bombardment Group (LIBERANDOS). On 1 August 1943, Scott as a tail gunner of the B 24 Crew "Dopey Goldberg" flew in the Polesti Oil Raids. On 16 August 1943, Scott was a tail gunner on the famed B 24 "Teggie Ann" when it was shot down over Foggia Italy. Scott was a POW of the Germans till the end of the War. Scott earned the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal (5 Oak Leaf Clusters, the European/Middle Eastern Medals with 4 battle stars, Good Conduct Medal, POW Medal, World War 2 Victory Medal.


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