Barr, Charles Alfred.


Barr, Charles Alfred b. September 14, 1919, Steubenville, Ohio; POW; High School graduate; Single; Student; YCL; Received Passport# 31354, San Francisco series, on August 30, 1937 which listed his address as Ayer, Massachusetts, Monat Haburn, Cincinnati, Ohio, 3541 Haileck Street, Portland, Oregon, and 640 Oakmont Avenue, Steubenville, Ohio; Sailed September 25, 1937 aboard the Laconia; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on October 8, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Wounded in the eye and captured during the Retreats between March 10-17, 1938; Exchanged October 8, 1938; Returned to the US on October 18, 1938 aboard the Queen Mary; WWII US Army, Master Sergeant; d. October 9, 1956, buried Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Inventory North Americans; BN 58 Retreats; USSDA 2:0396, 52:0686; POW. Code A