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Benjamin Kasinap

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Kasinap, Benjamin


Kasinap, Benjamin. (Kasinof; Karter, Ben; Kasimir); b. March 19, 1914, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Single; Electrician; YCL 1936 and CP 1934; received passport# 411529 on May 13, 1937 which listed his address as 1711 North Monroe Street, Baltimore, Maryland (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, First Aid at Brunete; December 1937 in Transmissions as aidman; was in 2nd stage of Retreats; last unit XV BDE, Estado Mayor, Sanidad, rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; WWII Armed forces; d. May 19, 1972.

Source: SACB, Cadre (under Kasimir), Pay, RA, (obituary note) The Volunteer, April 1973.

 Photograph: Ben Kasinap, first aid man in Transmiciones, December 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0668. 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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