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Kenneth Roland Forester


Forester, Kenneth Roland. Finnish American, b. November 28, 1917, Alfred, North Dakota; Single, Laborer, YCL 1933, received passport# 398919 on April 23, 1937 which listed his address as 619 Weeks Avenue, Superior, Wisconsin, 21 years old, Sailed May 4, 1937 aboard the Berengaria, Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, Estado Mayor, rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; d. November 6, 1995, Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Brother of Clarence Michael Forester.


Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre, XV BDE, Pay, Finnish, K. E. Heikkinen, ed., Meidän Poikamme Espanjassa (Our Boys in Spain), Finnish Workers Federation, USA, Inc., 1939, translated by Matti A. Mattson, Ancestry.

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Last Name Forester
First/Middle Name Kenneth Roland
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Additional Notes Brother of Clarence Forester