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John J Nelson

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Nelson, John J.


k-Nelson, John J. b. Frisland, Norway; Grammar school education; Single; Seaman (NMU); CP 1934( February 1935), section organizer; 35 years old; Domicile 6301-23rd Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; Arrived in Spain on June 24, (July 18), 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, June 37-July 38, reported WIA Retreats, Gandesa; 35th Division Special MG BN; KIA? April 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats; Pay list has a John Nelson, Lincoln-Washington BN, Machine Gun Company, rank Cabo (June and July). 

 

Source: Cadre, BN 58 Retreats (under Nelson, Joseph). may be Joseph VanDyke Nelson below, RA.

Photograph:  John Nelson in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 953.

 

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Additional Notes May actually have survived - Served at Quinto, Belchite, Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel, Sgura de los Banos, WIA twice October 23, 1937 and March 10, 1938 rank Sgt.