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Frank Edward Wilson


Wilson, Frank Edward. Single, received passport# 33125 San Francisco series on January 12, 1938 which listed his address as 330 5th Street, Venic, California, 27 (27) yrs. old, Sailed January 28, 1938 aboard the Lafayette, Arrived in Spain on February 7, 1938, Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, rank Soldado, reported MIA Retreats with note "marcho hosp. Valls". In Bessie’s Men in Battle Wilson is called “Hoover.”


Sources: Sail, SACB, BN 58 Retreats, RA.

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Last Name Wilson
First/Middle Name Frank Edward
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Additional Notes Attempted to Desert 3/1/38 arrested at border. See Men in Battle by Bessie "Hoover"