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Ernest Anthony Schmidt


Schmidt, Ernest Anthony. (Antonio Schmitt), b. December 20, 1897, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jewish, 2 yrs. High school, Married, Bookseller and Bookkeeper, CP 1935, received passport# 412781 on May 14, 1937 which listed his address as 641 North 10th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (4225 W. Garfield Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin); Sailed May 26, 1937 aboard the Vollendam, Arrested on June 20, 1937 when the vessel he was travelling to Spain on, the Joven Teresa, was intercepted by the French aviso Granit near Port-Vendres; Arrived in Spain on June 26, 937, Served with the XV BDE, in training with Mackenzie-Papineau BN.  Sent to BDE, served at Quinto, Belchite, WIA September 4, 1937, Returned to the US on July 2, 1938 aboard the President Harding, Was arrested for abandoning his wife and child on his return.


Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre (under Antonio Schmitt), Mac-Pap, RA, Joven Teresa list from a letter from Jean Massé to Jim Carmody. November 30, 1988, Ancestry.

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