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Benjamin Franklin Findley


Findley, Benjamin Franklin

Findley, Benjamin Franklin. b. March 6, 1908, Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania; Attended Indianna University, 2 years, was a member of Sigma Tau Gamma; Single; Mechanic and Electrician; CP 1933 section organizer; received passport# 384316 on April 5, 1937 which listed his address as 409 Larliner Avenue, Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, Sailed April 13, 1937 aboard the Georgic, Arrived in Spain on May 1 (5), 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, MG Co.; later BDE Intendencia, Last unit Lincoln-Washington BN, Estado Mayor, rank Sargento;  Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris, WWII US Army, enlisted April 1, 1944; d. January 25, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Sources: Sail, SACB, Sail, Pay, RA, Ancestry.

Photograph: Ben Findley in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo ?

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