Walsh, Edward Leo.

Biography

Walsh, Edward Leo b. February 16, 1904, Braddock, Pennsylvania; 5th grade education; 1 year service in the US Navy; Single; Machinist; CP 1931; Received Passport# 427838 on May 28, 1937 which listed his address as 416 Hawkins Street, North Braddock, Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Sailed June 2, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 19, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Sent to hospital on March 13, 1938; Deserted the hospital and was picked up in Figueres on April 13, 1938; Returned to the US on June 18, 1938 as a workaway aboard the President Roosevelt; WWII US Army 99th Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Co.; d. November 7, 1971, Pennsylvania, buried in Monogahela Cemetery, Braddock Hills, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Mac-Pap; RGASPI; USSDA 2:1021, 61:0578; Find-a-Grave# 77813656. Code A