Reinholm, Axel.

Biography

Reinholm, Axel. b. October 25, 1899, Blackberry, Itasca County, Minnesota; Finish American; mother Wilhelmina Kivineimi Reinholm; Single; YCL; Received Passport# 411063 on May 12, 1937 which listed his address as Blackberry, Minnesota; 18 years old; Sailed May 20, 1937 aboard the Berengaria; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, MG Co.; October 1938 was in hospital; Spent two months at the front; Returned to the US on October 25, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; d. January 5, 1979; buried in Hazelwood Cemetary, Blackberry, Itasca County, Minnestota.
Siblings: brothers Charles, Arvid A., William, Thomas E. and Oshar.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Canadian; Finnish, MPE; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-A-Grave# 60717484. Code A [RGASPI lists a second Reinholm, Axel; age 18; Spain May 14, 1937]
Photograph: Axel Reinholm, 1944, courtesy C. McChesney.