BiographyTuggle, Ova Nicholas b. March 10, 1907, Poniac, Oklahoma; Father William Sam Tuggle; Single (Married); Shipping Clerk; CP 1935 (1934) and YCL 1934, org. YCL 6 months; Received Passport# 25288, San Francisco series, which listed his address as 1635 Butler Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio; Sailed March 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Spain on April 7, 1937; Completed training and went to the front in July 1937; Served with the XV BDE, 59th (Spanish) BN; Service Sanitaire; Later Auto Park; Returned to the US on October 25, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; WWII US Army, Private; d. May 12, 1975, buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, California; Arrested January 10, 1938 for getting into a fight with a drunk volunteer at the Casa Bilboa and was confined in the guardia nationale.
Sibling: Brother Grady Tuggle.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; XV BDE; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1004, ll. 39-44; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A