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Charles Roth


Roth, Charles.  b. April 12, 1916, NYC, CoB?, Single, Radio Engineer, YCL 1936 (1937), received passport# 402890 on May 3, 1937 which listed his address as 467 Neptune Avenue, Brooklyn, New York and NYC (302 Brighton, 13th Street, Brooklyn, New York); Sailed May 15, 1937 aboard the Georgic, Arrived in Spain on June 2, 1937 (May 30, 1937 after surviving the sinking of the City of Barcelona), Served at Brunete and Teruel, evacuated from Teruel due to rheumatic fever, Returned to the US on July 2, 1938 aboard the President Harding, Unconfirmed CoB.


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

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Additional Notes From Jewish list...b. 12.4.16 New York City; en route to Spain his ship was torpedoed by a German submarine and he had to swim 200 metres ashore under machine gun fire. Fought at Brunete and Teruel, where he was evacuated with rheumatic fever to Villa Paz IB Hospital near Madrid ("Sanscript" magazine, USA, Oct 1946/May and August 1948 - photo). 467 Neptune Ave Brooklyn.