North Castle War Veterans

Leroy B Farrington

Born: June 3, 1896 In Greenwich, CT
Died: July 7, 1959
Sex: Male Eyes: Brown Height: 5' 11"

Leroy B. Farrington was born on June 3, 1896 in Greenwich, CT.  He was inducted at LB 4 in Westchester County, NY on May 25, 1918 into Company A of the 2nd Pioneer Infantry as a Private.  He was promoted to Private First Class on October 17, 1918 and to Corporal on May 1, 1919.  He served overseas from June 30, 1918 to July 4, 1919.  He was honorably discharged upon demobilization on July 9, 1919.

As per the 1930 U.S. Census, Corporal Farrington was married to Alice (maiden name unknown), had three daughters and lived in North Castle.  He worked as a laborer for the New York City Water Supply Department.  He died on July 7, 1959.

WWI New York Army Cards, Army serial #3181223.  WWII "Old Man's Draft" Registration Cards.  U.S. Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963.

Background photo provided by the United States Air Force Academy.