Biography

Keir, Duncan, Jr. b. October 21, 1912, Paisley, Scotland; Scottish American, to the US at age 7; Prior military service in the US Army, Signal Corps, Panama, 4-years; Seaman; CP October 1937; received passport# 525998 on May 5, 1938 which listed his address as RFD No. 3, Watching, New York; Arrived in Spain in June 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Brigade Transmissiones; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Merchant Marine, second mate on a Liberty ship in PTO; d. August 23, 1993. Source: SACB, RA, Harriman, (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 16, No. 1, Spring 1994, p. _, Ancestry.