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Robert Francis Allen


Allen, Robert Francis

Allen, Robert Francis. b. June 28, 1911, Cleveland, Ohio; MIT, studying engineering 1928-30, Harvard and Yale, studying theater, 1930-33; 1st Lieutenant US Army Reserves, Communications; Married(?); Playwrite, Radio Operator, and Licensed Engineer (NMU); CP 1934 (1937); Domicile Boston, Massachusetts; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on March 30, 1937 and entered IB on April 4, 1937; Served with the XI BDE, Transport as an ambulance driver, Served at Guadalajara, then with 35th Division Sanidad as driver of a surgical auto chir for Dr. Jolly, served at Brunete, Quinto and Belchite; worked at Albacete for three months editing English-American Bulletin; later with 45th Division, Sanidad; WWII US Army, joined June 3, 1942, rank Private.


Source: Cadre, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 856; Ancestry.


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