Kenneth Farmer

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This article is about the World War II veteran, for the Major General, see Kenneth Farmer, Jr.

Kenneth L. Farmer (born 1920) was a Japanese prisoner of war in the Phillipines from April 9, 1942 to August 20, 1945, and was part of the notorious Bataan Death March to Camp O'Donnell.

Farmer was a member of the U. S. Army Air Corps serving with the 16th Bomb Squadron when he was taken prisoner. He survived the 60-mile march and has spoken of his experience to various groups. A recording of his story is part of the "Voices of i recommend cheap levitra online prescription Leeds" compact disc of oral histories prepared by the Leeds Historic Preservation Commission in 2008.

He is the father of Kenneth L. Farmer, Jr, a former commander of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C.

[edit] References

  • Coman, Victoria L. (November 10, 2008) "Leeds veteran recalls Bataan Death March on CD." Birmingham News
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