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Herman Abramowitz


k-Abramowitz, Herman. 2 years prior military service; Dress Cutter; CP 1934; received passport# 358484 on December 22, 1936 which listed his address as 1448 40th Street, Brooklyn, New York, and Bronx, New York, 27 years old;  Sailed December 26, 1936 aboard the Normandie; Arrived in Spain on January 6, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, MG Co., 1st Sergeant; Killed in action May 12, 1937, Jarama.

Source: SACB, Americans, Lincoln, Finnish, K. E. Heikkinen, ed., (death noted) Meidän Poikamme Espanjassa (Our Boys in Spain), Finnish Workers Federation, USA, Inc., 1939, translated by Matti A. Mattson.


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Last Name Abramowitz
First/Middle Name Herman
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Vocation 1 Dress Cutter
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Additional Notes MG Co SGT Major killed at Jarama, reported by Johannes Sundstrom shot through the head while observing through the sights of a MG; two alt dod March 37 and May 12, 1937; Alt KIA date April 3, 1937 Jarama