Hynes, Harold Earnest.

Biography

k-Hynes, Harold Ernest (Hall, Harry; Hines; Hynes, Harold E.); b. 1900, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan; English; father John Hynes (1863-1929), mother Emily Blanche (King) Hynes (1874-1967); Attended the University of Melbourne; Attended Officer Training School in England during WWI; Seaman (NMU); CP; Received Passport# 416665 on July 1, 1931 which listed his address as 225 East 16th Street, NYC; Sailed March 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Later to the Washington BN, Co. 3, Commissar; Killed in action July 9, 1937, Brunete.

Siblings: brothers Albert Edward Hynes (1897-1970), and Roland Stanley Hynes (1907-1922), sisters Emily Blanch Jnr Hynes (1894-1950), and Ruby Madeline Hynes (1903-1990).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity (States that Hynes, under the name Harry Hall was issued a false passport in 1931. He also had an English Passport No. 56060  issued August 6, 1930 or 1933, by the British consul general); Lincoln; Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 914, ll. 50-51 (fiche with dod); L-W Tree Ancestry. Ross collection 2 Years Ago Next Month… by Ruby Hynes.

Photograph: Harry Hynes from True Americans.