Crawford, Eugene Victor.

Biography

Crawford, Eugene Victor b. August (April 17, 1914), Lincoln; Illinois; CoB (?); High School education; Single; Painter; CP 1936 (1937); Received Passport# 384104 on April 5, 1937 which listed his address as 631 3rd Street, Lincoln; Illinois; Sailed April 21, 1937 aboard the Manhattan; Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937 after surviving the sinking of the City of Barcelona; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Deserted and left Spain along with Al Amery; Returned to the US in April 1938 aboard the President Roosevelt; WWII US Army, III Corps, Headquarters, Rank Tech 5; ETO overseas from December 1, 1944 until July 6, 1945, discharged November 3, 1945; d. July 30, 1983, buried Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado. Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Mac-Paps; XV BDE, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 545, ll. 81 (fiche); L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave#3342336. Photographs: Eugene Victor Crawford, Prior to Spain, WWII, Post War, Family photographs.