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Melvin Anderson


Anderson, Melvin

Anderson, Melvin. (Anderson, Sigward/Siguard); b. February 10 (08), 1910, Escanaba, Michigan; Education through the 8th grade; Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC); Single; Laborer and Steel worker; CP 1931; received passport# 4706 Chicago series on January 5, 1937 which listed his address as Route 1, Box 224 Escanaba, Michigan, and 2207 East 75th Street, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed January 28, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain and entered the IB on February 11, 1937; Served with the  XV BDE, Lincoln BN, MG Co., Jarama; Lincoln-Washington BN Belchite and Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 31, 1938 aboard the President Harding; WWII US Army and Merchant Marines; d. June 8, 1993, Santa Clara, California, buried Forest Hill Cemetery, Milaca, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota..

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Americans, Lincoln, RA, Harriman, ARP Survey Response from Todd Anderson, Ancestry.

Photograph: Melvin Anderson at Jarama, kneeling left.


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