Mouton, Roy Leonard.

Biography

Mouton, Roy Leonard. (“Red”); b. June 7, 1910, Lafayette, Louisiana; father William Mouton (1879-?), mother Marie Mouton (1890-?); Completed 8th grade then attended the Merchant Marine Academy in Connecticut; Single; Seaman (NMU); CP 1934 and YCL 1933; Received Passport# 427713 on May 28, 1937 which listed his address as 3118 Warder Street North West, Washington, District of Columbia, and New Orleans, Louisiana (St. Mortonville, LA); Sailed May 29, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on June 13, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, MG Company during the Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Merchant Marine; d. February 10, 1999, New Orleans, Louisiana, buried in Lafayette, Louisianna.
Siblings: brother William Mouton, Jr. (1934-?), sister Lucille Mouton (1923-?).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Mac-Paps; RGASPI; (obituary) Times Picayune, March 5, 1999; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave # 179119682. Code A
Photographs: Lincoln-Washington Battalion, Company 3 officers, Sancha, Murielo, and Florentino Alejo Ortiz, (kneeling) unidentified, Roy Mouton and William Newton Miller. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0740. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.; and RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 950; and from his 1929 Application for a Seaman’s Certificate of American Citizenship or Intention Papers, L-W Tree Ancestry.