BiographyAndersen, George Henry A. (Anderson, George Henry); b. February 16, 1907, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Norwegian American; Divorced; Machinist; CP 1934; Received Passport# 360062 on January 6, 1937 which listed his address as 11 Grove Street, Boston, Massachusetts (Mark Twain Hotel, 1030-2 Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota); Sailed January 9, 1937 aboard the Lafayette; Arrived in Spain and entered the IB on January 23, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, later to Brigade Fortifications then in June 1937 to the English BN; WIA July 6, 1937 Brunete, in hospital until October 1937 then to Tarazona; Approved for repatriation; Returned to the US on February 16, 1938 aboard the Lafayette; WWII US Army, PFC; d. September 9, 1968; Buried at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Americans; Inventory North Americans; Lincoln; Repatriation List (1/28/1938, ll. 98); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 857, ll. 55; Paul Burns to Adolph Ross [referencing ethnicity]; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave#280554. Code A
Photograph: George H. A. Andersen, Newspaper Clipping.