BiographyCarroll, William Reed b. January 15, 1907, NYC; 13 years service in the California National Guard; Single; Mechanic; CP 1936; Received Passport# 25120, San Francisco series, on March 1, 1937 which listed his address as 621 West 36th Place, Los Angeles, California and 2703 West 79th, Englewood, California; Sailed March 24, 1937 aboard the Manhattan; Arrived in Spain on April 7, 1937; Arrived in Albacete on April 14, 1937; Trained with the 2nd BN of Instruction; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN and Armorer; Lincoln-Washington BN, Plaza Mayor, Armorer; Attended OTS; Rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris on certificate no. 73-886; WWII US Army, enlisted December 1942 discharged January 1943; d. June 19, 1975, San Diego, California; specialist at reloading cartridges.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 544, ll. 20 (fiche); Opis 6, Delo 848, ll. 113, Americans Arriving in Albacete – April 14, 1937; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: William Carroll. VALB/ALBA.