Robert P Farner

Robert P Farner
War World War II - Korea
Branch U.S. Marine Corps
Rank Staff Sergeant
Group Type
Group Name
Grid
Wall J
Direction West
Row 4
Plaque Number 27

Born 03/17/1923 Hastings, NB. Joined Marines July 1, 1939, age 16, trained at MCRD. Served in WW11, POW for 3 1/2 years (under Mac Arthur Philippines), also Korean War. Ended up at Camp Pendleton, met wife there who was a lst Lietenant, Ulla Revsveck, married 03/13/1954. Involved in Vista, California community activities such as Little League, Vista Jr. Wrestlers, and Bob Farner's Wildlife rescue and education. Painted on downtown wall mural. Died at Veterans home in Chula Vista 04/26/2020, age 97. His view on life: enjoy your freedom; life is fantastic!

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