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Lauri A. Laukkonen

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k-Laukkonen, Lauri A. (Laukenen; Laukkanen), b. March 20, 1912, Washington state; Finnish American; Single; Apprentice editorial worker; CP December 1930 and Spanish CP; received passport# 468886 on August 6, 1937 which listed his address as 2326 Longyear Avenue, Marquette, Michigan, and Superior, Michigan; Sailed August 14, 1937 aboard the Champlain; Arrived in Spain on August 28, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, attended MG school 3 weeks rejoined L-W BN in November 1937, WIA January 1938 at Teruel, returned to front during Retreats.rank Cabo, reported MIA on April 1, 1938, Gandesa Sector, near Batea, during the Retreats.

 

Source: SACB, BN 58 Retreats, RA, Finnish, Pacific NW, K. E. Heikkinen, ed., Meidän Poikamme Espanjassa (Our Boys in Spain), Finnish Workers Federation, USA, Inc., 1939, translated by Matti A. Mattson.

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Last Name Laukkonen
First/Middle Name Lauri A.
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