Biography

Hall, Charles A (Alfred); b. July 12, 1914, Canning, South Dakota; POW; Attended the University of Chicago; Single; Student and Clerk; YCL 1934; Received Passport# 469725 on August 11, 1937 which listed his address as 3919 Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed October 20, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on October 31, 1937; Served with the NCO school; XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA Retreats; Captured March 10, 1938, Belchite; Exchanged April 22, 1939; Returned to the US on May 6, 1939 aboard the President Harding; WWII US Army, 843rd Anti-Aircraft BN, India-Burma-China Theater, Rank Captain; d. January 6, 2005.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Cadre; Figueres List; USSDA 2:0625, 55:0470; POW; (obituary) Jeff Balch, Peter Glazer, and the Hall family, “Charles A. Hall, 1914-2005,” The Volunteer, Volume 27, No. 1, March 2005, p. 20; (obituary) “Charles A. Hall,” News Leader, January 20, 2005 (online). Code A