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James Patrick Murphy


Murphy, Pat

Murphy, James Patrick. b. February 9, 1901, San Francisco, California, Single, Radio Engineer, No party affiliation, received passport# 204383 on April 3, 1936 which listed his address as 544 East 142nd Street, Bronx, New York and 1323 48th Avenue, San Francisco, California, Sailed January 15, 1938 aboard the Ile de France, Arrived in Spain on January 28, 1938, Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Co. 4, rank Soldado; Listed as MIA July 5-September 6, 1938, Ebro Offensive, Returned to the US on January 20, 1939 aboard the Aquitania.

Sources: SACB, Pay, RA, Ancestry.

Photograph: Pat Murphy, May 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo11; ALBA Photo number 11-1305. 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 Murphy
First/Middle Name James Patrick
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Additional Notes MIA July 5-September 6, 1938 believed captured and executed.