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Bleddyn Cynfyn "Jack" Thomas


Thomas, Jack

Thomas, Bleddyn Cynfyn.  ("Jack"), b. November 22, 1899, Caeran, South Wales, to the US in 1923.; Welsh; 5th grade education; WWI served in the British Army, Coldstream and Welsh Guards, 2 yrs. service, 1917 in France; Single (Married?); Steel worker and Coal miner; CP 1928 and YCL 1924, to the US in 1923, Domicile Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Arrived in Spain etiher June 1, 1937 or March 26, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Co. 1; 129th BDE, "Mayeric", 3rd BN, Co. 1,  Served at Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel, Seguro de los BaƱos, Hijar, Alcaniz, Caspe, Pina Blanco, Pino Mareo, and Manzurgeco, Held in a French Concentration camp after leaving Spain, Attempted to return to the US but was unable to obtain re-entry papers, returned to Wales.

Sources: Mac-Pap, RA.

Photograph: Two unidentified volunteers and Jack Thomas after Fuentes de Ebro, October 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0769. 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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Last Name Thomas
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