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Robert William Nelson


Nelson, Robert William

Nelson, Robert William. b. August 25, 1914, California; CP; received passport# 32913 San Francisco series on December 31, 1937 which listed his address as 481 North 6th Street, San Jose, California; Sailed January 12, 1938 aboard the Aquitania;  Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washigton BN, Plaza Mayor, rank Cabo, accused of deserting on August 14, 1938 along with Stanley Vernon; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Armed forces; d. May 18, 1997.

Source: Sail, SACB, Pay, RA, SSN. 

Photograph: Corporal Robert Nelson, Lincoln-Washington activist, April 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0177. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.


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Last Name Nelson
First/Middle Name Robert William
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