Ojst, Emil Arvid.

Biography

Ojst, Emil Arvid (Ojst, Einar); b. July 24, 1899, Replot (Wasa; Vasa;), Finland; Finnish American; High School education; Served in the Finnish Civil War; Divorced; Engineer and Carpenter; CP of Finland 1935 (1934, section organizer); Domicile Seattle, Washington (544 Market Street, San Francisco, California); Sailed May 12, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on June 6, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Returned to the US on October 1, 1938 aboard the Paris; d. June 29, 1945, Sonoma, California from complications of his wound to his jaw; buried in the Chapel o the Chimes Cemetery, Santa Rosa, California.
Sources: Cadre; Mac-Paps; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 957, ll. 60; Finnish; Pacific NW, MPE; L-W Tree Ancestry.
Photograph: Emil Arvid Ojst, Photograph from family, undated.