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Joseph Roscoe Ensign



Ensign, Joseph Roscoe. b. February 7, 1885, Eureka, California (July 2, 1885, Fortuna, California); Prior Military service in the US Army 1910-13, Engineers and Signal Corps; WW I US Army May 1917-January 1918, as a Mechanic with Company B, 18th Engineer Group, ran Private; Single; WPA and Mechanic; CP 1934; received passport#25355 San Francisco series on March 9, 1937 which listed his address as 273 4th Street, San Francisco, California; Sailed March 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Spain on May 23, 1937; Served as a driver assigned to the Denia Hospital; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris, d. March 2, 1947, Veterans Home, Napa, California; buried in the Veteran’s Home Cemetery, Napa County, California.


Source: Sail, SACB, RA, Ancestry.

Photograph: Joseph Ensign Photograph from the Russian Archive personnel file.


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Last Name Ensign
First/Middle Name Joseph Roscoe
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