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John William Parks


John William Parks

k-Parks, John William. (Banks, William Lewis); Native American, Jarama Lost Trucks; 3.5 years prior military service; Textile worker and union organizer; CP 1930; received passport# 324391 on July 3, 1936 which listed his address as 256 North Dithridge Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 23 years old; Sailed January 5, 1937 aboard the Champlain; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln Battalion, Commissar Co. 2; Killed in action on February 16, 1937, Jarama when the truck he was on took a wrong turn and strayed into Nationalist lines.

Source: Americans (under Banks, William Lewis), SACB, RA (under Banks, William Lewis), John Tisa, Recalling the Good Fight.

Photograph: John Parks aboard the Champlain. Tisa, Recalling the Good Fight.

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Last Name Parks
First/Middle Name John William
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