Marine Sergeant Andrew K. Farrar Jr.
►Born in Weymouth
►The oldest of four children, and a 1992 Weymouth High School graduate
►Died on his 31st birthday on Jan. 28, 2005
►Had been planning to return to civilian life in law enforcement when 9/11 happened
►Left his wife, Melissa, and two children, Tyler and Liam, who are with his parents
Marine Lance Corporal Walter K. O’Haire
►Born in South Boston and moved to Rockland
►One of nine children. His father died two years before him.
►Killed in action May 9, 2007, six days short of his 21st birthday.
►Nicknamed “Gator,” after the old Wally Gator cartoon
Army Specialist Matthew M. Pollini
►Lived in Rockland
►Killed in action on Jan. 22, 2009, at age 21
►One of five siblings and a 2006 graduate of Rockland High School
►Worked in the meat department of Hannaford Supermarket in Rockland
►Left his wife, Sarah
SOURCES: Individual families; published military reports; obituaries