Hooper Eugene McFarland was born in 1913 in Tennessee to William Nathan McFarland and Annie Mae Cobble. He was married to Martha Marie Bible.
Served on the U.S.S. Santee (CVE29). He died at sea of wounds and injuries received in action as a result of enemy attack. He was buried at sea. Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery, Philippines.

Picture from The Greeneville Sun, March 24, 1945


  • Rank: Chief Boatswains Mate
  • Date of death: 25 October 1944
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Mosheim
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Santee (CVE29)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Bottom Panel
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