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Arnold Reid

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Reid, Arnold


k- Reid, Arnold. (Reisky, Arnold [real name]; Reid;  Jack), b. June 24, 1911, Jewish, University of Wisconsin, Single, Journalist and CP Functionary, CP 1935 and YCL 1925, received passport# 362886 on January 22, 1937 which listed his address as 113 ½ East 31st Street, NYC, Sailed January 28, 1937 aboard the Aquitania, Arrived in Spain in September 1937, Served as a liaison officer in Paris, OTS graduated February 16, 1938, served with the XV BDE 59th BN, MG Co. Commissar, KIA July 31, 1938, Gandesa, during the Ebro Offensive.

Sources:  SACB, RA.

Photograph: Arnold Reid RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 970; and as Commissar of Machine-gun Company, 59th Battalion, June 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1312. 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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