Wilfred F. Farrell ’39

Prisoner of War
Wilfred F. Farrell

Wilfred F. Farrell

Wilfred F. Farrell
Class of 1939
1st Battalion, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division USAFE

Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry when he and First Lieutenant Johnson voluntarily pushed forward under heavy enemy fire beyond his own lines in an attempt to locate a better emplacement for his units machine-guns.

Prisoner of War After being captured during the above-mentioned mission, Captain Farrell was taken to Oflag (Offizierslager) 64, a prisoner of war camp for American officers in Poland.

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