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Henry Shapiro


Eisenberg and Shapiro

k-Shapiro, Henry. (Shapiro, Saul, Sol), b. December 4, 1909 (March 12, 1910), Jewish, Travelling salesman, No political affiliation or CPC,, received Passport# 464484 on July 22, 1937 which listed his address as 166 Howard Avenue, Roxbury, Massachusetts, Sailed July 28, 1937 aboard the Washington, Served with the XV BDE, Deserted at Aragon with Ralph Isenberg, Richard Brown and Payne, Tried and sentenced to death October 5, 1937;  KIA January 27 (21), 1938, Teruel, Believed captured and executed.

Sources: SACB, Canadian, RA.

Photograph: Robert Woodrow Isenberg and Henry Shapiro (deserters), November 1937.  The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo11; ALBA Photo number 11-0979. 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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Last Name Shapiro
First/Middle Name Henry
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Additional Notes alt dob March 12, 1910. Believed captured and Executed. Deserted at Aragon with Ralph Isenberg, Richard Brown and Payne.