Whitcomb, Noel Aubrey.

Biography

Whitcomb, Noel Aubrey (Witcomb); b. December 15, 1907, Chariton, Iowa; CP 1936; Received Passport# 25288, San Francisco series, on March 6, 1937 which listed his address as 518 North Gramercy Place, Hollywood, California; Sailed March 24, 1937 aboard the Manhattan; Served in Transport; drove for a couple of months noted as demoralized and politically undeveloped; Repatriated; Returned to the US on October 24, 1937 aboard the Georgic; d. April 6, 1962, died at sea of a heartattack on a Mediterranean Cruise.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 28, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Noel Whitcomb from his Seaman’s Protection Certificate application, L-W Tree Ancestry.