Robert Hale Merriman
k-Merriman, Robert Hale. b. November 25,
1908, Santa Cruz, California, Graduated from the University of Nevada in 1932,
Graduate work at the University of California, ROTC, Married to Marian
Merriman, Student, CP, received passport# 8132 San Francisco series on August
27, 1934, which listed his address as Mojave, California, was in Moscow prior
to volunteering, Arrived in Spain on January 18, 1937, Served with the XV BDE,
Lincoln BN, initially Adjutant BN commander, took command of the BN on the day
the BN departed for the Jarama Front, WIA February 27, 1937, After recovery
took command the Tarazona Base and later of the MacKenzie-Papineau BN in
training before returning to the XV BDE as the Chief of Staff, KIA April 1938,
Gandesa, during the Retreats, believed captured and executed.
SACB, RA, USSDA 2:0762, 57:0479-0581; ALBA 191 Robert Merriman Papers [includes
his diary], Harriman.
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Robert Hale Merriman, seated.
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