John Woods Farr was the son of John Woods Farr and Susan Virginia Russell. He graduated at Maryville High School in 1941.

He landed on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944 and was killed shortly after. He was returned from St. Laurent, Bayeux, France.

  • Rank: Technician 5th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 29 January 1923
  • Date of death: 6 June 1944
  • County: Blount
  • Hometown: Maryville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 610th Engineers, 1st Equipment Company
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Bottom Panel
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