Todd, Robert Moore.

Biography

k-Todd, Robert Moore. b. December 16, 1910, Walla Walla, Washington; father Braxton B. Todd (1864-1920), mother Lillie Belle Moore (1871-1955); High School education; Served in the US Navy 10 years; Divorced Norma Johnson (1913-1944) married February 6, 1932, Daughter Karyl M. Norma S. Todd (1932-1973); Chemist and Engineer; Received Passport# 497235 on February 9, 1938 which listed his address 544 West 147th Street, NYC; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on March 2, 1938, Sent to the front from Albacete on March 11, 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; KIA April 2, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Siblings: brother Dolph Aubert Todd (1897-1974).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 36, ll. 94; “Relacion de los Voluntarios Ingleses Americanos y Canadienses Llegados in Albacete el 11 de Marzo Del Ano 1938 para Incorporarse en Las Brigades Internacionales,” dated 3 April 1938, Albacete, Servicio de Personal Seccion XV Brigada, Opis 6, Delo 534, ll. 96; Information and photographs from D. Bickford. Code A
Photographs: Robert Moore Todd Passport photograph 1938, and circa 1928 while he was enlisted in the US Navy, Photograph courtesy D. Bickford.