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William Gandall


Gandall, William. (Wild Bill), Taxi driver, CP 1934 and Spanish CP, received passport# 358978 on December 29, 1936 which listed his address as 335 East 13th Street, and 153 West 64th Street, both NYC, 30 yrs. old, Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris, Arrived in Spain on January 28, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Hospital Unit as an ambulance driver; Anti-Aircraft unit; returned to BDE with Lincoln-Washington BN, transferred to British BN, Co. 2, rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia, WWII US Army, stationed in England, d. 1991 (?), California.


Sources: Sail, SACB, Pay, RA, ALBA PHOTO 248 Bill Gandall Photographs; Stephen Braun, "Life and Death of an Activist `Wild' Bill Gandall wanted his passing used to rally the faithful. It also offers an elegy for the dedicated political adventurers of a faded era." Los Angeles Time, April 13, 1991.

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