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Charles Edward Robel


Robel, Charles

k-Robel, Charles Edward. (Carl Roel, “Buck,” “Buster”), b. March 11, 1916, Hazelton, Kansas, 2 yrs Normal School, Lewiston, Idaho; 1 year Whitman, Wallawalla, Washington, Single, Student, YCL and Socialist, received passport# 25421 San Francisco series on March 10, 1937 which listed his address as 326 West 11th Street, San Pedro, California and Lewistown, Washington, Sailed March 27, 1937 aboard the Paris, Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Transmissions, KIA July 10, 1937, Brunete, WIA in an air attack he died on the way to the hospital.

Sources: SACB, RA, USSDA 2:0871, 59:0297; Pacific NW.

Photograph: Charles Robel. Image from a memorial pamphlet. Photograph courtesy Bob Reed.


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First/Middle Name Charles Edward
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Additional Notes Wounded in arial attack and died on way to the hospital. Listed as MIA on official records.