Hannigan, Walter R..

Biography

Hannigan, Walter R. (Henniger); b. December 5, 1895, Altoona, Pennsylvania; Single; Machinist; CP 1933; Received Passport# 426466 on May 27, 1937 which listed his address as 126 East 28th Street, and 4314 University, both Des Moines, Iowa; Sailed May 29, 1937 aboard the Brittanic; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 13, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA Retreats; Captured March 10, 1938, Belchite, Retreats; Exchanged April 22, 1939; Returned to the US on May 6, 1939 aboard the President Harding.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Cadre; Figueres List; POW; Iowa Research. Code A