Ketola, William Eino.

Biography

Ketola, William Eino (Keto, William); b. October 24, 1908; Finnish American; Attended school through the 6th grade; Single; Driver; CP; Received Passport# 398624 on April 27, 1937 which listed his address as FRD Box 75, Angora, Minnesota, and Sturgeon, Minnesota; Sailed May 12, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on June 10, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, MG Co.; Rank Cabo; Served at Fuentes de Ebro, Levant, Aragon Offensive,  and the Ebro Offensive; WIA Ebro in September 1938; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; d. February 19, 1963, in Virginia, Minnesota, buried in Alango Cemetery in Angora, Minnesota.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Mac-Paps; Pay (under Keto); RGASPI; Finnish; MPE; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave #127238593.
Photographs: Eino Ketola in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 921. ; and detail from a group photograph taken aboard the Paris; December 1938.