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Farwell, Edward B. Jr.

Edward B. Farwell U.S. Army Air Corps WWII
Edward B. Farwell U.S. Army Air Corps WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 11/9/1911
Died On: 10/1/1981
Street Address: 15 Valley View Avenue
Service Number: 32315595
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Corps-WWII - 494 Bomber Squadron

Veteran Code: USAAC-61


BIOGRAPHY
 
Edward B. Farwell was born in New York in 1911. In Rye his family lived at 15 Valley View Avenue. Edward enlisted in 1942 and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

OXFORD Edward Bryant Farwell Jr. f Willows Avenue, Oxford, died at the Memorial Hospital at Easton on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1981. He was 69.

Born in Chicago, Nov. 9, 1911, he-was the son of the late Edward B. Sr. and Lillian Brescha Farwell. After graduating from Iona Prep School in New Rochelle, New York, he attended Villanova. He later worked as a salesman for Union Carbide until World War II. He served with the U.S. Army Air Force in Europe as a flight engineer and later as a tailgunner in the 494 Bomber Squadron. Following his release from active duty, he worked as a machinist model maker with several different companies until retiring in 1973. A resident of Oxford since 1972, he was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.

Mr. Farwell is survived by his wife, Francis Brown Farwell, whom he married in 1951; a daughter, Carol F. Daffin of Oxford; a sister, Mary Edna Lawless of Hurlock; a brother, Joseph J. Farwell of Florida and two granddaughters. Funeral services will be held at the Newnam Funeral Home in Easton on Friday, Oct. 9, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Ralph E. Day, pastor of the Easton Church of God, will officiate. Burial will be at Maryland Veteran's Cefrtetafy at Hurlock. Friends may call- tonight at the Newnam Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m.

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