Wilson, Charles Lee.

Biography

k-Wilson, Charles Lee b. March 6, 1907, Seattle, Washington; father Alva Amos Wilson (1875-1925), mother Alice A. (Chriseaden) Wilson (1882-?); Washington; Cook; CP of Spain; Received Passport# 25586, San Francisco series, on March 15, 1937 which listed his address as 663 Oliver Street, San Pedro, California; Sailed April 10, 1937 aboard the Rotterdam; Arrived in Spain on May 12, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 1, Section 3; Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; WIA and was still convalescing in Valencia in December 1937; Served at Brunete and The Retreats; Reported MIA April 1, 1938 near Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Siblings: brothers Waldo E. Wilson (1903-?), Raymond O. Wilson (1919-1996), Teddy Wilson (1921-?), and sisters Althea Pearl (Wilson) Taft (1909-1997), Ruth A. Wilson (1914-1984), and Ethel Irene Wilson (1919-1999).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1014, ll. 44-44a. Code A
Photograph: Charles Lee Wilson, Passport Photograph, 1937.