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Paul O'Dell


O'Dell, Paul

O'Dell, Paul Wilson. b. March 6, 1909, Joplin, Missouri; attended the State College of Iowa; Single; Laborer; CP June 1937 (IWW); received passport# 465135 on July 24, 1937 which listed his address as Kansas City, Kansas and Apt. 3, 3309 Newhall Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (506 Riverview, Wichita, Kansas); Sailed August 4, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on August 15, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 1. Served at Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel, and the Retreats; last unit Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 4, rank Soldado;  Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. March 1974.


Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, RA, Pay.

Photograph: Paul O’Dell in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 957.

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Last Name O'Dell
First/Middle Name Paul
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