Farmer, Robert (P2, C2, L17)
Private Robert Farmer was born March 29, 1920, at Grays Knob, Harlan County, Kentucky. He joined Company A, 149th Infantry, Kentucky National Guard at Harlan, Kentucky, on 5 January 1941. He entered into federal service with his unit on 17 January 1941. He was killed in action on Luzon in the Philippine Islands on 31 March 1945.
He is buried in the Resthaven Cemetery in Keith, Harlan County, in the “Hendrickson” section.
A photo of a government issued headstone lists his date of birth as May 29, 1920. A headstone placed by the family lists the date of birth as March 29, 1920.