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William Allander


Allander, William

Allander, William. b. March 30, 1909, Walsenburg, Colorado; Finnish American; Single; Miner and Construction worker; CP July 1929; received passport# 379577 on March 26, 1937 which listed his address as 722 E 15th Avenue, Denver, Colorado; Sailed May 26, 1937 aboard the Vollendam; Arrived in Spain on June 20, 1937 and entered the IB on June 24, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, in July 1938 he was in the Lincoln-Washington Plana Mayor, in September 1938 he was with the BDE Auto Park as a driver; Served at Belchite, Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel, Retreats and Ebro Offensive; rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris returned on certificate 886; WWII US Army, enlisted November 1942, served with Company B, 106th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division, rank SGT, d. July 8, 1944, buried Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colorado.

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Pay, XV BDE, RA, Finnish, K. E. Heikkinen, ed., Meidän Poikamme Espanjassa (Our Boys in Spain), Finnish Workers Federation, USA, Inc., 1939, translated by Matti A. Mattson; Ancestry.

Photograph: William Allendar, RA Fond 545, Opis 6


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Last Name Allander
First/Middle Name William
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