William Glover "Bill" Farrow, 0-421731, First Lieutenant
Completed High School and attended two years at University of South Carolina. Entered service on November 23, 1940 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Completed flight training at Kelly Field, Texas and commissioned as Second Lieutenant July, 1941. Was captured by Japanese after Tokyo Raid and executed on October 15, 1942 at Kiangwan Cemetery, Shanghai, China. Decorations awarded posthumously include the Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart and Chinese Breast Order of Pao Ting.
Born September 24, 1918, Darlington, South Carolina
Lt. Farrow and Sgt. Spatz were executed by the Japanese along with Lt. Hallmark of the 6th bomber on Oct. 15, 1942.
Executed at Kiangwan Cemetery, Shanghai, China
Arlington National Cemetery
Section 12 Grave 157
"Don't let this get you down. Just remember God will make everything right and that I'll see you all again in the hereafter. . . . Read "Thanatopsis" by Bryant if you want to know how I am taking this. My faith in God is complete, so I am unafraid."
Farrow's life story is told in a book written by his aunt Margaret Meadows Stem, 'Tall and Free as Meant by God'.
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