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Howard Earl


Earl, Howard. (Howard, Earl; Howard, Karl); b. August 8, 1907 (1901), Santa Monica, California; POW; Sheet metal worker and Boxer; received passport# 33132 San Francisco series on January 12, 1938 which listed his address as Regent Hotel, Venice (Santa Monica), California; Sailed January 28, 1938 aboard the Lafayette; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, rank Soldado, reported MIA Retreats, Captured March 10, 1938; Exchanged April 22, 1939; Returned to the US on May 6, 1939 aboard the President Harding; WWII US Army, Private; d. January 12, 1958, Venice, California, from a gun shot wound – unclear whether it was a murder or suicide.


Source: Sail, SACB, BN 58 Retreats, POW.

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Last Name Earl
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Additional Notes Released April 22, 1939, Death possible suicide. See Men in Battle by Bessie.