Hunt, Hugh Maxwell.

Biography

k-Hunt, Hugh Maxwell b. September 26, 1912, Kamiah, Idaho; father David Thomas Hunt (1879-1930), mother Helen Kennedy (Doubleday) Hunt (1882-?);Single; Truck Driver; CP 1933; Received Passport# 431441 on June 2, 1937 which listed his address as 131 East Dalton Avenue, Spokane, Washington (Deer Park, Washington); Sailed June 26, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on July 11, 1937; Served with the First Evacuation unit and picked up ambulances at Port Bou on August 6, 937; later with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA during the Retreats; Killed in action April 3, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats; VALB Office File notes “According to Maier drowned in Ebro;”
Siblings: Brother Helmar John Hunt (1917-1972); step-brother Arthur Hunt (1903-?), Alfred R. Hunt (1915-?); .
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Cadre; Figueres List; VALB Office File; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Hugh Maxwell Hunt, Passport Application, 1937.