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George Karantzalis

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k-Karantzalis, George A. (Karaghuzian); b. May 14, 1913, Constantinople, Turkey (Gideon, Greece [near Athens]) to the US in 1907; Turkish American; High school education; Single; Linotype Operator; YCL 1924 ,CP; received passport# 242241 on October 2, 1935 which listed his address as 310 East 29th Street, NYC; Sailed April 28, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, later Lincoln-Washington BN, rank Soldado, reported MIA Retreats with note "actualmente en Ametralladoras de la Brigada;" Killed in action April 3, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats.

 

Source: SACB, Mac-Paps, XV BDE, BN 58 Retreats, USSDA (under Karaghuzian) 2:0671, 56:0248; Greek II.

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Additional Notes Roster of the Lincoln Battalion June 1, 1937 gives Alternate pod Guadalajara