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Earl Frederick Vail

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Vail, Ear and wife

 

Vail, Earl Frederick.  b. February 4, 1910 (April 2, 1910), Archer, Iowa; High school education; Single; Seaman (NMU); CP 1937; received passport# 396885 on April 2, 1937 which listed his address as General delivery, Baltimore, Maryland, and 4590 Spryten Dyvil (Spuyted Duyvil), New York; Sailed May 1, 1937 aboard the Britannic, Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937; Served with the Albacete Auto Park, Service Company Tarazona, later with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington, Machine gun Company, rank Soldado; Served at Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Merchant Marine; d. July 3, 1985.

 

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Pay, RA, Good Fight C, Iowa Research, Ancestry, SSN.

Photograph:  Earl Vail and wife on their wedding day in 1942, family through Ancestry.

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Additional Notes Deserted briefly at Ebro but returned.