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Arthur Timpson

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Timpson, Arthur Edward. b. February 17, 1905, Pernau, Russian (now Estonia), Russian American; Graduated HS 1923, 1 yr. college, Studied Artillery theory at the Lenin School 1935, Single, Carpenter and Timber Worker, CP February 1933 and Spanish CP, Domicile Gleason, Wisconsin; Travelled to Spain from Russia where he was a student at the Lenin School, Arrived in Spain on May 7, 1937, Served in the Artillery, 11th Regiment, 2nd Group, 14th Battery (John Brown Battery), 155mm Guns, Commander; Rank Lieutenant; Returned to the US on February 4, 1939 aboard the President Harding,  WW II US Army, ETO served with Patton’s Third Army; d. November 19, 1976, married to Ann Burlak Timpson (1911-2002) the “Red Flame.”

 

Sources: SACB, Cadre, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1002; Unpublished memoir in Ann Burlak Timpson collection, Harriman.

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