Garland Robert Farris

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 03/03/1945



Garland R. Farris was born in Virginia on May 25, 1916. He enlisted in the Medical Branch of the Army
for service in the Philippine Department on July 20, 1940 at Richmond, Virginia. His home of
residence was listed as Plasterco, Washington County, Virginia and his civilian occupation was
listed as Farm Hands, General Farms. He had completed three years of High School and was
single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Farris was killed in action in Germany in an area south of Weinsheim on March 3, 1945.



Garland R. Farris was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Virginia.

Mahanaim Cemetery
Washington County
Virginia, USA


Grave marker for Garland R. Farris

Photo by Pam Sykes from the Find A Grave website









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