Thurston, George Tyson.


Thurston, George Tyson. b. August 19, 1913, Mobile, Alabama; Single; Laborer; CP 1934 and YCL 1934, unit agit. prop.; Received Passport# 360581 on January 8, 1937 which listed his address as 4437 South Lowe Avenue, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; Arrived in Spain on January 25, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Released from Brigades on August 10, 1937; Served at Jarama and Brunete; Rank Soldado; Returned to the US on February 16, 1938 aboard the Lafayette; WWII US Army Airforce; d. November 25, 2008, Hialeah, Miami-Dade, Florida.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Lincoln, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1001, ll. 33; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: George Thurston WWII, L-W Tree Ancestry.