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Owen Jefferson Smith

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Smith, Owen Jefferson


Smith, Owen Jefferson. b. August 18, 1909, Moore, Montanna, 5 yrs. at the University of Iowa, Completed graduate work at the University of New Hampshire, MS degree, Single, Etomologist, CP June 1934 (1933), section secretary; Certificate of identity issued which listed his address as 116 3rd Avenue, East Albin, Iowa and Durham, New Hampshire, Arrived in Spain on February 14, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 2; Lincoln-Washington BN, Commander Co. 3 WIA Belchite; OTS, BDE Special MG Co.; 35th Division, Estado Mayor; XV BDE, Estado Mayor.  Staff Officer rank Captain, Served at Jarama, Brunete, Belchite and Ebro Offensive.  WIA September 1, 1937 Belchite, Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia, WWII Armed Forces, d. March 5, 1994.

Sources: SACB, Americans, RA, Iowa Research, SSN.

Photograph: Owen Smith, Operations, May 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0973. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

 

 

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