Worden, Charles A..

Biography

Worden, Charles A. (Carlis, Carlos); b. December 3, 1902 (1900), Lyons, Michigan; Prior military service in US Army, 310 MTC & 308th Tank Regiment from November 8, 1917-November 10, 1920; Single; Automobile Worker; Unemployment Council, CP 1933 section press agent; Received Passport# 4759, Chicago series, on January 21, 1937 which listed his address as 6440 Ellis Avenue, Apt. 40, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed January 28, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on February 11, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Assistant Section Leader; Sent to OTS May 16, 1937 then returned to BDE; Rank Soldado; Served at Jarama and Brunete; Shell shocked transferred to Tarazona with Service Auxiliary; Returned to the US on February 16, 1938 aboard the Lafayette; d. September 18, 1975, Escondido, San Diego, California.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Lincoln; Repatriation List (1/28/1938, ll. 98); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1015, ll. 56-60 (two page autobiographical sketch); L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A