Randall, Harry Wayland Jr..


Randall, Harry Wayland, Jr. b. December 20, 1913, Spokane, Washington; father Harry W. Randall, mother Frances E. Randall; Graduated from Grant High School in 1934 and attended Reed College 1933-34; Single; Photographer and Motion Picture Worker, was unemployed when he volunteered for Spain; CP August 1936 and YCL 1934, New Theater League, Washington Commonwealth Federation, Film and Photo League; Received Passport# 27850, San Francisco series, on May 11, 1937 which listed his address as NYC, and 3344 Northeast 30th Street, Portland, Oregon; Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 30, 1937; Trained with Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Co. 2; Served with the XV BDE, Transmissions for one week; BDE Estado Mayor, Photographer, Section leader; Rank Sargento; Served at Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel, Segura de los Baños, Retreats (Belchite-Caspe and Batea-Gandesa), and Ebro Offensive (Sierra Pandols, Sierra Caballs); Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Canadian Army, served in England making newsreels with the Film and Photo Unit; d. November 11, 2012, Snowflake, Arizona, buried in Mountain Shadow Cemetery, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California; Wife Doreen Randall (married August 17, 1957).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Mac-Paps; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 967, ll. 52-58; ALBA PHOTO 11 – Harry W. Randall, Jr. Photograph Collection, Pacific NW; Find-a-Grave# 142235429. Code A
Look Pretty Please by Harry Randall, Brigade Chief PhotographerThe Volunteer for Liberty, V.2, No. 32, September 17, 1938, reprinted The Volunteer Blog, posted August 18, 2018.
Photographs: Sergeant Harry W. Randall, Jr. Brigade Photographer, December 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0932. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries; and RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 967.; Harry Randall, 2004, by Richard Bermack.