Holmes, Robert Hale Jr..

Biography

k-Holmes, Robert Hale Jr b. September 27, 1916, Chicago, Illinois; father Robert Hale Holmes, Sr. (March 8, 1882-?), mother Edna K. (Collins) Holmes (1888-1962), Single, Seaman; Received Passport# 494197 on January 21, 1938 which listed his address as 4512 Magnolia Avenue, Chicago, Illinois; Arrived in Havre, France on Feruary 10, 1938 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Spain via Agullana on February 15, 1938; Arrived in Albacete on February 18, 1938; Killed in action April 4, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats; Parents divorced and he moved to his grandparents home in Iowa.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 36, ll. 66; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: Robert Hale Holmes, Jr., Passport Application, 1937; and Seaman’s Protection Certificate Application, 1935.