PRIVATE JOHN FALK FURER was born March 10, 1923
in Camden NJ, where he attended local schools, and graduated from Camden
High School in 1940, where he was on the Literary Staff all four years.
Growing up in the Parkside section, he lived at 1124
was the son of Jacob L. Furer, a prominent Jewish attorney of that era,
a veteran of World War I, and a founding member of Tri-county Post 126 of the Jewish War Veterans.
This post was renamed in the spring of 1945 as the John F. Furer Post
126, and later again renamed as the Furer-Barag Post, to honor the
memory of Camden native Herbert
M. Barag, who also lost his life while serving America. John Falk
Furer attended the University of Arizona after graduating from High
School. He was inducted into the Army in 1943, after being rejected by
the Navy due to poor vision when he attempted to enlist.
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