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Harry Benjamin Patterson


Patterson, Harry

Patterson, Harry Benjamin. b. December 17, 1901, Berdichoff, Russia; Russian American; Attended college for 2 years;  Prior military services WWI 18 months in Canadian and English Armies; Divorced; Construction worker or engineer; CP 1937 (1934); received passport# 458894 on July 10, 1937 which listed his address as 133 Salem Avenue, Dayton, Ohio; and NYC; Sailed July 21, 1937 aboard the Berengaria; Arrived in Spain on July 27, 1937 (August 5, 1937); Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, WIA March 10, 1938; Returned to the US on July 20, 1938 aboard the Champlain.

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Mac-Paps, RA, Ancestry.

Photograph: Corporal Harry Patterson, Company 1, Mackenzie-Papineau, May 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0023. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.


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