Reopel, Albert Edward.

Biography

Reopel, Albert Edward. (Reapel); b. April 14, 1908, Bridgeport, Connecticut; Father Edward Charles Reopel and Mother Marie J. Reopel; Graduated from Chelsea Massachusetts High School; Priorm 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 a passenger in an auto accident in 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