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James J. Farrell U.S. Army WWII
James J. Farrell U.S. Army WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 6/14/1906
Died On: 6/19/1985 Last Residence: 06067, Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut
Street Address: 56 Orchard Ave
Service Number: 32539064
Branch of Service: U.S. Army-WWII

Veteran Code: USARMY-195


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James Joseph Farrell

James J. Farrell was born in East Islip, New York June 14,1906 to James S and Margaret O'Rourke Farrell. He had one brother William. In Rye his family lived at 56 Orchard Ave and were members of the Church of the Resurrection.

He married Ruth Donato October 22, 1939 and the couple lived in Harrison and James was employed by the County Transportation Company. He registered for the draft October 16, 1940 at the age of 34. He was then working at Playland as part of the WPA Project.

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was an ambitious employment and infrastructure program created by President Roosevelt in 1935, during the bleakest years of the Great Depression. Over its eight years of existence, the WPA put roughly 8.5 million Americans to work. Perhaps best known for its public works projects, the WPA also sponsored projects in the arts – the agency employed tens of thousands of actors, musicians, writers and other artists.

At 36 , James enlisted November 6, 1942 and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was honorably discharged November 7, 1945





James Joseph Farrell died June 19, 1945 and is buried at Colonel Raymond F. Gates Memorial Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Connecticut.


Name: James Joseph Farrell Race: White Age: 34 Birth Date: 14 Jun 1906 Birth Place: East Islip, New York Residence Place: Rye, Westchester, New York Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940 Registration Place: Town of Rye, New York, USA Employer: W. P. A. project Weight: 159 Complexion: Ruddy Eye Color: Blue Hair Color: Brown Height: 5'' 11" Next of Kin: Margaret Farrell

Name: James Joseph Farrell Birth Date: 14 Jun 1906 Death Date: 19 Jun 1985 Cemetery: Colonel Raymond F. Gates Memorial Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America Has Bio?: N URL: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/75265917/jame...

Name: James Farrell Social Security Number: 080-07-0890 Birth Date: 14 Jun 1906 Issue Year: Before 1951 Issue State: New York Last Residence: 06067, Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Death Date: Jun 1985


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