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Frank Walter Buturla


Buturla, Frank

Buturla, Frank Walter. (“Honolulu Ski”); Polish American, b. Hartford, Connecticut, family returned to Poland for several years then back to the US; Single; Driver and Seaman (NMU); CP 1932; Received passport# 24984 San Francisco series on February 25, 1937 which listed his address as 603 Riverdale Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, and 539 Lafayette Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 25 years old; Sailed April 5, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain on May 5, 1937; XV BDE Training Base; Served in the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 4, WIA Brunete; after recovery was assigned to the Armory in Tarazona; transferred to the Artillery; last unit 14th Battery, 2nd Group, John Brown Battery; Returned to the US on February 4, 1939 aboard the President Harding.


Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 869.

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Last Name Buturla
First/Middle Name Frank Walter
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