Fuller, Henry Hoyt.

Biography

(“Hank”); b. November 26, 1902, Bloomfield, Vermont; father Asa Colby Fuller (1866-1947), mother Harriet “Hattie” A. Burroughs (1862-1934); 1 and ½ years ROTC; Married; Driver and Writer; Received Passport# 362603 on January 21, 1937 which listed his address as 51 East 10th Street, NYC; Sailed January 23, 1937 aboard the Champlain; Arrived in Spain on February 2, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 2, Section 3, Group 2; Served at Jarama for a month; Hospitalized due to piles operation various hospitals Taracon, Murcia and Oriheula total around 15 days; Doctors stated he was no longer good for frontline service; Deserted Orihuela for the Front went to Albacete to request reassignment to Lincolns; Offered OTS refused; Was assigned to the George Washington Battalion during its training period, he was one of ten volunteers who were left behind when the unit moved to the front just prior to Brunete; Call went out for drivers for Auto Park and  he volunteered; Hernia issues in July 1937, refused operation and vacation; At one point requested to be assigned to LT Corona, his company commander at Jarama, unit. Was suspected of being a provacateur; Returned to the US on August 18, 1938 aboard the Washington; d. February 13, 1966, buried in the Cemetery of the Holy Road, Westbury, Nassau County, New York.
Siblings: brother Leonard L. Beeman Fuller (1895-1918 Army aviator k-France WWI), and sister Emma Annette Fuller 1892-1979).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Voros-Jarama; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 893, ll. 5-15.   Find-a-Grave# 148698037.  Code A