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Benzion Lasher


k-Lasher, Benzion. (Lacher, Ben), b. November 5, 1915, New York; High school education;  Married (Single); Printer; YCL 1933(1932); Domicile 35 W. 81st NYC, YCL 933; Was arrested attempting to enter Spain aboard the Joven Teresa; Sailed June 2, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrested on June 20, 1937 when the vessel he was travelling to Spain on, the Joven Teresa, was intercepted by the French aviso Granit near Port-Vendres; Arrived in Spain on June 26, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, Lincoln-Washington BN, attempted to desert on September 15, 1937? with Nelson Fishnelson, rank Soldado, reported MIA with note "rumores herido." Rumored wounded, March 1938, Caspe, during the Retreats.

Source: Cadre (under Lacher), Mac-Paps, BN 58 Retreats. RA, Joven Teresa list from a letter from Jean Massé to Jim Carmody. November 30, 1988.

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