Rouillard, John.


Rouillard, John. b. July 29, 1914 Fall River, Massachusetts; Single; Seaman; CP 1937; Received Passport# 468650 on August 6, 1937 which listed his address as 76 John Street, Fall River, Massachusetts; Sailed August 11, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on August 21, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade; Deserted during the Retreats, sought assistance in returning to the US from the American Consul in Marsaille, France; Returned to the US on August 4, 1938 as a workaway aboard the Manhattan; WWII Merchant Seaman; d. November 12, 1976, Philippines; Reported as killed in Spain in a December 8, 1938 article.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI; L-W Tree Ancestry; “Score of Americans Stranded in Spain,” AP, Daily News (NYC), April 20, 1938, p. 287; “Penna Soldiers Are Enroute From Spain.” Standard-Sentinel (Hazleton, PA), December 8, 1938, p. 4. Code A