Reopel, Albert Edward.


Reopel, Albert Edward. (Reapel); b. April 14, 1908, Bridgeport, Connecticut; Father Edward Charles Reopel, mother Marie J. Reopel; Graduated from Chelsea Massachusetts High School; Prior military service in the US Army, National Guard, 3 years and Marine Corps Reserves, 1 year; Married; Sales Manager, Telegrapher, and Electrician; CP 1937; Received Passport# 428818 on May 28, 1937 which listed his address as 11 John Street, Chelsea, Massachusetts, and Boston, Massachusetts; Sailed June 5, 1937 aboard the Lancastria; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 21, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN (possibly in Transmissions); Deserted; Returned to the US on May 26, 1938 as a stowaway aboard the Washington; WWII US Navy, reenlisted in 1950, at the time of his death he was serving as a Chief Petty Officer, d. June 10, 1951 in an auto accident that occurred in Virginia Beach, Virginia, buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Wife Marie J. Reopel (2nd marriage).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Mac-Pap; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 565, ll. ; Find-a-Grave# 155182640. Code A