THOMAS F. FARRELL, JR. - (1920-43) - Army Engineer. Born in Kentucky in 1920. Graduated at U.S. Military Academy (1942) and was commissioned 2nd Lt. assigned to the Signal Corps. Transferred to Corps of Engineers in August, 1942, and was promoted to 1st Lt. in September, 1942. In the same month he was sent overseas, where he participated in landing operations in North Africa. He was wounded in action in Sicily, and was killed on Anzio beachhead. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, for heroism in Sicily, and the Purple Heart.