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Charles Oliver Ross


Ross, Charles Oliver. (Oliver Charles Ross), b. June 24, 1911, Baltimore, Maryland, African American, Single, Steelworker (Bethlehem Steel) and Driver, CP 1934 (December 1936), Domicile 3311 Weedon Avenue, Fairfield, Maryland; Sailed October 23, 1937 aboard the Champlain, Arrived in Spain on November 11, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln Washington BN, Machine gun Company (June 1938), may have later served with Medical services, rank Soldado, Ebro Offensive.

Sources: Cadre, Pay, RA.



Charles Oliver Ross was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on 24 June 1911. He was a steel worker and a hospital orderly and joined the Communist Party in 1934. Ross departed for Spain, aboard the Champlain, on October 23, 1937. Due to his medical background, Ross was attached to the Medical Service of the XVth Brigade. He served at Belchite and Gandesa during the Retreats. ~ Chris Brooks


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