Garland Robert Farris
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Garland R. Farris was born in
Virginia on May 25, 1916. He enlisted in the Medical Branch of
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.
Grave marker for Garland R. Farris
Photo by Pam Sykes from the Find A Grave website
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