Pape, Andrew George.

Biography

k-Pape, Andrew George. (Johnston, Andrew); b. August 8, 1914, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Single; Mechanic and Student; CP October (November) 1936 (1934); Received Passport# 359676 on January 5, 1937 which listed his address as 1121 Orin Street North East, Washington, DC (517 Brouton Avenue, Trafford, Pennsylvania); Sailed January 9, 1937 aboard the Lafayette; Arrived in Spain on January 20, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 1, Plana Mayor, Cook; Post Pingarron MG Co.; and Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Served at Jarama, Brunete (WIA July 17, 1937 shrapnel in hospital for next six months); Reported MIA April 1, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Cadre; Lincoln; Voros-Jarama; RGASPI; USSDA 58:0600, (under Pape, Andrew) 2:0847, 58:0944. Code A
Photograph: Andrew Pape in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 959.