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William Eino Ketola


Ketola, Eino

Ketola, William Eino. (Keto, William); b. April 10, 1908; Finnish American; Attended school through the 6th grade; Single; Driver; CP, received passport# 398624 on April 27, 1937 which listed his address as FRD Box 75, Angora, Minnesota, and Sturgeon, Minnesota; Sailed May 12, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on June 10, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Machine gun Company, rank Cabo; Served at Fuentes de Ebro, Levant, Aragon Offensive, Ebro Offensive, WIA Ebro in September 1938; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; d. March 1984.

Source: Sail, SACB, Mac-Paps, Pay (under Keto), RA, Finnish, K. E. Heikkinen, ed., Meidän Poikamme Espanjassa (Our Boys in Spain), Finnish Workers Federation, USA, Inc., 1939, translated by Matti A. Mattson.

Photograph: Eino Ketola in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 921.

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Last Name Ketola
First/Middle Name William Eino
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Additional Notes Alternate DOB October 24, 1908