Raybor, John Harold.

Biography

Raybor, John Harold. (Raybor); b. August 29, 1900, Janesville, Wisconsimn; Mother Mary Alice McDermott Raybor, Steeplejack; Received Passport# 431332 on June 2, 1937 which listed his address as 304 South Ingersoll Street, Madison, Wisconsin, and 18 North Division Street, Jamesville, Wisconsin; Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on June 26, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln- Washington BN, Co. 3 and 24th BN, American Co.; Later transferred to the 35th Anglo-American Anti-Air Anti-Tank Battery attached to the 129th BDE; Served at Quinto, Belchite, Huesca, Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel and Levante; WIA July 15, 1938, Levante Front, grenade fragments in left arm, hospital Miltary Base, Clinic No. 7, Callosa de Segura released July 28, 1938, Returned to the US on February 9, 1939 aboard the President Harding; Worked as a maintenance man; d. March 9, 1956, buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin; Son Robert Charles Raybor.
Siblings: brother James William Raybor;
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 968, ll. 47-50; Find-a-Grave# 86593268. Code A
Photograph: Harry Raybor. Photograph from Janesville Wisconsin Gazette.