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Anthony Peter Kerhlicker


Kerhlicker, Anthony Peter and Elias Balagurchik

Kerhlicker, Anthony Peter. b. August 23, 1907, Polk County, Sylorsville, Iowa; POW; High school education; Single; Painter and Coal miner; CP 1936; received passport# 433027 on June 4, 1937 which listed his address as 202 East 9th Street, Madrid, Iowa; Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain on June 30, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, MacKenzie-Papineau BN; BDE Fortifications Co.; Lincoln-Washington BN, rank Cabo, reported MIA Retreats, Captured April 19, 1938 Gandesa, Retreats; Freed February 22, 1940; Returned to the US on March 17, 1940 aboard the Exiria.


Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, BN 58 Retreats, USSDA 2:0682, 56:0430; POW, Iowa Research, Anna Marti and Francisco Cabrera, Escape From Death Row Three Lincoln POWs on Trial, The Volunteer, Vol. 30, No. 4, December 013, pp. 14-17.

Photograph: Anthony Kerhlicker and Elias Balagurchick, Lincoln-Washington fortification, February 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1031. 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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