Grant, Samuel Andrew.

Biography

Grant, Samuel Andrew b. November 8, 1913, Portland, Oregon; POW; CCC; Single; Seaman, Mason and Stone Cutter; Received Passport# 30852, San Francisco series, on August 2, 1937 which listed his address as 230 East 2nd Street, Los Angeles, California; Sailed August 11, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on August 21, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA Retreats, Gandesa; Captured near Gandesa, during the Retreats; Exchanged April 22, 1939; Returned to the US on May 10, 1939 aboard the Ile de France; WWII US Army, 7th Division, Bakersfield, California; later transferred to US Army Air Corps, in Air Sea Rescue, rank Captain.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; XV BDE; Pacific NW; POW; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A