William Glover Farrow was a lieutenant in the United States Army Air Corps who participated in the Doolittle Raid. Born to Isaac and Jessie Farrow, he graduated from St. John’s High School in 1935 and attended the University of South Carolina. Farrow joined the Army Air Corps training program in November 1940, and was commissioned in July 1941. In February 1942, he volunteered to participate in the Doolittle Raid, which took place in April of that year. Farrow was captured by the Japanese after the completion of his bombing mission. He was tried and, along with two other crew members, sentenced to death and executed by firing squad. His ashes were recovered and interred in the Arlington National Cemetery in 1946, and he posthumously received multiple awards.

The Post often honors its other hometown military hero, James E. Williams, US Navy, Vietnam. Medal of Honor Recipient, Navy Cross, Silver Star(2), Legion of Merit, Navy and Marine Corps Medal(2), Bronze Star (3), Purple Heart (3).

 William Glover Farrow