McKinnon, Daniel Franklin.

Biography

McKinnon, Daniel Franklin. (McKinnen); b. March 17, 1908; Married; Seaman (NMU) and Musician; CP 1937; Received Passport# 448997 on June 23, 1937 which listed his address as 417 38th Avenue, Meridian, Mississippi (3802 5th Street, Meriden, Wisconsin); Sailed June 25, 1937 aboard the Ausonia; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on July 11, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Auto Park, and Garde Nacional Bande de Muscia; Later with the XV BDE; deserted after Belchite and was returned to Brigade, later found at Tarrazona, sent back to Brigade on January 6, 1938, at Teruel; WIA January 19, 1938 Teruel; Reported to have deserted during The Retreats; Fate uncertain.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 64, ll. 9; Opis 6, Delo 849, ll. 4, Special List for Personnel Service, Deserters List of Those Now in Spain, January 16, 1938; Opis 6, Delo 941, ll. 17.