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Bernard Singer

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Singer, Bernard


k-Singer, Bernard. b. April 22, 1915, Brockton, Massachusetts, Jewish, High school, Single, Salesman and Draftsman, YCL 1931, Sect. Fin. Secretary; received passport# 434419 on June 5, 1937 which listed his address as 426 Amboy Street, Brooklyn, New York, Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic, Arrived in Spain on July 3, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion in training, later with BDE Estado Mayor, Transmissions, rank Soldado, On September 27, 1937 Singer deserted and called at Valencia embassy seeking aid to leave Spain; He was back with the BDE by October 20, 1937 at Fuentes de Ebro; family writes last heard from son September 8, 1938, rumored to have been WIA Sept 23, 1938 Corbera and taken to a base hospital, officially reported KIA August 1938, Ebro Offensive.

Sources: SACB, Cadre, Mac-Pap, Pay, RA, USSDA 2:09333, 60:0324.

Photograph: Bernard Singer, The Volunteer, Convention Issue, Volume 2, No. 1, June 1940, p. 23.

 

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