Biographyk-Kahle, Harland M b. August 4, 1915, Metamora, Fulton county, Ohio; father William Henry Kahle (1887-1964), mother Mayme (Meeker) Kahle (1888-1927); Student; Received Passport# 473358 on August 27, 1937 which listed his address as 1003 East Huron Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Sailed September 1, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on September 13, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Killed in action March 10, 1938, Belchite, during the Retreats; VALB Office File notes “Reported killed by newspaper correspondent.”
Sibling: Helen (Kahle) Southworth (1918-2009).
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; VALB Office File; USSDA 2:0667, 56:0184; L-W Tree Ancestry. Harlan M. Kahle, Passport Photograph, 1937.
Photograph: Harlan M. Kahle, Passport Photograph, 1937.