Borer, Fred.


Borer, Fred b. January 29, 1900 (1907), Boonville, Indiana; POW; 2 years prior military service; Single (divorced from Elizabeth Betty Wallacer (Waleizer, Wallisa) (1905-1966) who he married on December 21, 1921 in Ross, Ohio, daughter Ruth Marjorie Borer (1922-2004); Painter; CP 1936; Received Passport# 366769 on February 12, 1937 which listed his address as 111 West 1st Avenue, Columbus, Ohio; Sailed February 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Spain on March 7 (13, 17), 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Auto Park; Lincoln-Washington BN; Captured September 23, 1938, Sierra Caballs, Ebro Offensive; Exchanged April 22, 1939; Returned to the US on May 6, 1939 aboard the President Harding; d. March 1971.  
Siblings: brothers veteran Wayland Borer (1903-1973), and Louie Borer (1903-1932).
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Americans; Inventory North Americans; XV BDE; RGASPI. Code A