Braley, Roger Lancaster (Brailey); b. May 9, 1903, Newport, Rhode Island (Ayer, Massachusetts); POW; Prior military service in the US Navy, served on submarine S-3; Driver, Clerk, Meat Cutter and Seaman (NMU), CP; Received Passport# 491579 on January 5, 1938 which listed his address as Lunenberg, Massachusetts, and 264 13th Street, NYC; Sailed January 12, 1938 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on January 23, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA Retreats, Gandesa; Captured; Exchanged October 8, 1938; Returned to the US on October 18, 1938 aboard the Queen Mary.
Photograph: Roger Braley from a photograph of returning POWs aboard the Queen Mary, October 8, 1938.
Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; Inventory North Americans (under Brailey); Lincoln; BN 58 Retreats; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 3, Delo 453, ll. 83 - List Co. 2 dated March 13, 1938; USSDA 2:0422, 53:0050. Code A