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RADM Allan Shannon Farquhar

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RADM Allan Shannon Farquhar

Birth
Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio, USA
Death 18 Nov 1966 (aged 82)
Duval County, Florida, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1 Site 1728
Memorial ID 8771303 View Source
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Navy Cross Citation

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Commander Allan Shannon Farquhar, United States Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. STERETT operating in the War Zone and protecting vitally important convoys of troop and cargo ships through the area of submarine activity. Also for resolute and skilful service in rescuing the passengers and crew of the Japanese steamer Hirano Maru on 4 October 1918, and for prompt and efficient action in contacts with enemy submarines on 31 May 1918 and 1 June 1918.

Gravesite Details

Interment date 11-22-1966. RADM US Navy. Veteran Service Dates from 01-12-1902 to 11-01-1945. Information extracted from the National Cemetery Administration's National Gravesite Locator. http://www.cem.va.gov/


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  • Created by: Shiver
  • Added: 16 May 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8771303
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8771303/allan-shannon-farquhar : accessed ), memorial page for RADM Allan Shannon Farquhar (31 Jan 1884–18 Nov 1966), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8771303, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Shiver (contributor 46539565) .