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Henry, Donald Eugene


k-Henry, Donald Eugene. (Henry, Donald Wallace; Scott, Donald Eugene); b. November 20, 1917, Dodge City, Kansas; Attended the University of Kansas; Single; Student; YCL 1935; received passport# 431495 on June 2, 1937 which listed his address as 919 Avenue B, Dodge City, Kansas; Sailed June 16, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, sent to Lincoln-Washington BN, medic;  Wounded in action on September 2nd at Belchite while treating a casualty, Henry was evacuated to a front line hospital at la Azaila.  He was hit in the chest with a bullet puncturing a lung;  He died of his wound in hospital on September 4, 1937; Travelled to Spain with friend and fellow University of Kansas student Ken Graeber.

Sources: SACB, Mac-Paps, The Don Henry Story, National Archives http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/don-henry/;  Howard W. Henry (brother),"Donald Eugene Henry of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade 60 Years Later A Trip to Spain to Find His Burial Place" 

Photograph: Donald Eugene Henry. Photograph from Donald Eugen Henry of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade by Howard W. Henry.

 

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