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Robert Bruce Rogers


Rogers, Robert Bruce

Rogers, Robert Bruce. Believed to be the last Volunteer to arrive and see front line service, b. April 13, 1907, Girard, Kansas, Self-educated, Married, Artist, CP February 1938, received passport# 499606 on February 24, 1938 which listed his address as 53 Irving Place, NYC, Arrived in Spain on August 24, 1938, Served with the XV BDE, Served at Ebro Offensive in front lines from September 22-23, 1938, WIA on September 23, 1938, Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia, WWII Armed forces, likely the last arriving American volunteer to see action in the war.

Sources: SACB, RA.

Photograph: Robert Bruce Rogers in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 974.

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Last Name Rogers
First/Middle Name Robert Bruce
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Additional Notes ***last volunteer?**