Ripps, Alfred.

Biography

Ripps, Alfred. b. October 7, 1912 Boston, Massachusetts; Served in the NY National Guard enlisted February 26, 1936, in 165th Infantry Regiment, Company A; CP 1934; Received Passport# 356498 on December 8, 1936 which listed his address as 927 Grant Avenue, Bronx, New York; Sailed December 26, 1936 aboard the Normandie; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, photographer; Served at Jarama and Brunete; Wounded in action at Jarama; Repatriated to conform to policy; Returned to the US on October 24, 1937 aboard the Georgic; WWII US Army, enlisted October 7, 1942; d. September 23, 1992, Las Vegas, Nevada. Code A
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Lincoln; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 26, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937; Opis 6, Delo 972, ll. 16 (ver ar gen amer).