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David Robert Altman


Altman, David Robert. b. October 11, 1912, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; College 2 years; Jewish; Single; Laborer, Longshoreman and Cab driver; CP 1935 (1934) and YCL 1935 State Board; received passport# 429519 (420519) on May 21, 1937 which listed his address as 2739 North 1st Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Arrived in Spain on June 20, 1937 and entered the IB on June 22, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, MacKenzie-Papineau BN in training; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris;  WWII: US Army  Company E of the 63rd Infantry Regiment, 6th Division, rank PFC;  The 63rd participated in the assault on Sansapor, New Guinea (July 1944) and Lingayen Gulf in Luzon, Philippines (began January 10, 1945), Altman died in action on January 15, 1945, Luzon, Phillipines; Initially buried in Luzon, was later returned to the US, and is buried in the Spring Hill Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Source: SACB, Cadre, Mac-Pap, RA, (date of death and burial information) Abbie Miller Reference Archivist, Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center, Madison, Wisconsin; Ancestry.


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Additional Notes Abbie Miller Reference Archivist, Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center, 30 W. Mifflin Street, Suite 30, Madison, Wisconsin 53703 Phone (608) 267-1790, Fax (608) 264-7615, E-mail Abigail.Miller@dva.state.wi.us [provided information on his date of death, and place of burial]