Dyer, May Edythe.

Biography

Dyer, Edythe Mae (Dwyer, Edythe May); b. November 6, 1907, Girardville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; AMB; Education St. Lukes Medical Center 1931; Single; Nurse; Received Passport# 452068 on June 26, 1937; Sailed June 30, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on July 12, 1937; Served with the Republican Medical Service, Member 9th AMB group; Villa Paz from July 17, 1937, also at Mataro; Returned to the US on August 30, 1938 aboard the Aquitania; WWII US Army 1942, and Korean War Rank LTC; d. January 21, 2006, Springfield, Clark, Ohio, buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia,
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Repatriation List (5/30/1938, ll. 194); RGASPI; Letter from Dyer to Naomi Wohlgemuth Davis (November 7, 1937) Davis' daughter, from Ed Lending collection, the letter was reprinted in AMI, No. 9, Barcelona, February 1, 1938. Photocopy (later reproduced in The Volunteer cited below) Ed Lending collection; Letter from Frances Patai to Lenard Levenson, July 22, 1994 Ed Lending collection; Copy of original article by Ed Lending, "I Remember Edith." [1994]; “In Quest of Edythe,” The Volunteer, Volume 16, No. 2, Fall 1994, p. 17 [two letters by Dyer from Spain]; Find-a-Grave# 49176746. Code A
Photograph: Edythe Dyer, taken from a ship photo on the Aquitania on the way to France, Frederika Martin Photograph ALBA 1:1:22:1, Tamiment etc. .