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James Patrick Campbell Craddock


Craddock, James

Craddock, James Patrick Campbell. b. February 27, 1906, Cleveland, Ohio; Graduated from university; Prior military service in the US Army National Guard, with the rank of 2 Lieutenant; Divorced; Journalist; CP 1936; received passport# 404230 on May 4, 1937 which listed his address as 807 Cherry Street, Winnetka, Illinois; Sailed May 12, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on June 6, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, EM as Chief of Staff; Deserted during the Retreats, sought help returning to the US in Marsaille, France,  Returned to the US on April 28, 1938 aboard the Washington.

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Mac-Paps, XV BDE, “Yanks Stranded in Spain War,” Schenectady Gazette, April 20, 1938, p. 5, Ancestry.

Photograph: James Craddock, Mackenzie-Papineau Chief of Staff, November 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0648. 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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