BiographyJorgensen, Hans Peter b. July 6, 1901, Kjarum or Sonderborg, Denmark; Danish American; Education through the 8th grade and apprenticeship as a butter maker; Single; Dairy farmer and Farmer; CP 1934 unit organizer; Received Passport# 367747 on February 17, 1937 which listed his address as 408 Penn Avenue South Apartment 5, Mineapolis, Minnesota; and Akron, Minnesota; Sailed April 10, 1937 aboard the Rotterdam; Arrived in Spain on May 5, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported WIA Retreats, March 10, 1938, Caspe; Returned to the US on October 25, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; WWII US Army, stateside service, Rank Corporal; d. May 12, 1995, Fort Snelling, Minnesota.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Mac-Paps; BN 58 Retreats; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 917, ll. 152-154; Canadian, Find-a-Grave #855610; (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 17, No. 2, Fall 1995, p. 7.
Photograph: Hans Peter Jorgensen in WWII. Photograph courtesy Jorgensen family.