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Paul Lutka


Lutka, Paul

Lutka, Paul. b. January 15, 1913, Chicago, Illinois; Completed grammar school and Coyne Electrical school; Prior military service US Army, 2nd Artillery, 1933-37; Married; Electrician and Packing House Worker; ILD, CP 1933, YCL, and Spanish CP; received passport# 365147 on February 3, 1937 which listed his address as 1017 West Maxwell Street, and 1125 North Homan Avenue (second address correct), both Chicago, Illinois; Sailed February 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Spain on March 7, 1937; Served with the Slavic Group, 1st Grupo Artillery Pesado, IIIa Battery, Heavy Artillery, 155mm guns - Southern and Central Fronts; Returned to the US on February 4, 1939 aboard the President Harding; WWII civilian; d. August 8, 2002. 

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, RA, Good Fight C, (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 24, No. 3, September 2002, p. 22; SSN.

Photograph: Paul Lutka in Spain, courtesy Paul Lutka.

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Additional Notes PAUL LUTKA 15 Jan 1913 08 Aug 2002 (V) 60126 (Elmhurst, Du Page, IL) Illinois