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Carl Fred Gutherz Orton


k-Orton, Carl Fred Gutherz. (Fritz), b. September 9, 1905, St. Paul, Minnesota; attended college; Married, Seaman, Clerk, and Bank Employee, CP May 1934, section Agit.Prop; received passport# 30818 San Francisco series on July 31, 1937 which listed his address as 2380 South Court, Palo Alto, California; Sailed August 18, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on September 1, 1937; Served with the  XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 1, Section Commissar promoted to Co.; rank Cabo, Reported MIA March 10, 1938 near Gandesa, during the Retreats.

Source: SACB, Cadre, BN 58 Retreats, RA, USSDA 2:0819, 58:0565; POW.



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Last Name Orton
First/Middle Name Carl Fred Gutherz
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Additional Notes promoted to Company Commissar at Teruel, possibly captured and shot