Sorsa, Toivo Albert.

Biography

Sorsa, Toivo Albert. b. August 16, 1911, Two Harbors, Minnesota; Finnish American; Single; Apprentice Printer; CP September 1937; Received Passport# 476698 which listed his address as 240 (270) Taylor Avenue, Asoria, Oregon; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on October 8, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln-Washington Battalion; Rank Soldado; Served at Fuentes de Ebro and the Retreats; WIA March 10, 1938, Caspe, during the Retreats, shrapnel lacerated his intestines; Returned to the US on October 25, 1938 aboard the Ile de France.
Sources: Cadre; Battalion 58 Retreats; Figueres List; RGASPI; MPE; L-W Tree Ancestry.