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Hyman Rosner


Ronser, Hyman

Rosner, Hyman. (Herman Roseman, Edward Saylor), b. November 25, 1903, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jewish, Single, Department Store Employee’s Union member, Pharmacist’s assistant and Seaman, No party affiliation, received passport# 361267 on January 12, 1937 which listed his address as 430 South 5th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris, Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Lincoln-Washington BN, Ambulance Driver, WIA on February 27th by a bullet through the left hand passed through his body grazing his spine,  Repatriated due to wounds, Returned on the Paris (?), WWII Merchant Marine, oil tankers in the Atlantic,  Rank ordinary seaman,  Severely injured lost right leg and had pelvis fractured,  In hospital for over a year, first in Halifax, Nova Scotia and later in New York City, d. May 14, 1994, Buried at Sea.

Sources: Sail, SACB, Lincoln, (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 16, No. 2, Fall 1994,  pp. 14-15; Ancestry.

Photograph: Hy Roseman (Rosner). Photograph by Peter Stackpole for Life Magazine.

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