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Edward Coleman O'Flaherty


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O'Flaherty, Edward Coleman. (Flaherty), Irish American; received passport# 4009 Boston series on January 13, 1937 which listed his address as 1083 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 28 years old; Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Adjutant Commander 2nd Co., took over command when Morse was WIA on 23 February at Jarama; Returned to the US on July 31, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; WWII US Army, Transportation in support of Patton’s Third Army, ETO.


Source: Sail, SACB, USSDA (under Flaherty) 54:0194; Lincoln; ALBA 266 Edward Flaherty Papers.

Photograph: Edward O’Flaherty, Photograph from New England Fights for Democracy.


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Last Name O'Flaherty
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