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Jesse Wallach


Wallach, Jesse

Wallach, Jesse. (Marsh, Jesse), b. September 13, 1908, NYC, Jewish, Attended University and Law School, Single, Laborer and Electrical Worker, CP January 1937, received passport# 426878 on May 27, 1937, which listed his address as 281 (251) West 102nd Street, NYC, Sailed June 2, 1937 aboard the Aquitania, Arrested on June 20, 1937 when the vessel he was travelling to Spain on, the Joven Teresa, was intercepted by the French aviso Granit near Port-Vendres; Arrived in Spain on June 22, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, MacKenzie-Papineau BN, Plana Mayor, Secretary, rank Sargento;  Served at Fuentes del Ebro, Teruel, Seguro de los Baños, Retreats and Ebro Offensive;  Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia, d. January 20, 1999.

Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Mac-Pap;  Pay, RA, (obituary note died in 1999) The Volunteer, Volume 22, No. 1, Winter 2000, p. 19, Joven Teresa list from a letter from Jean Massé to Jim Carmody. November 30, 1988.

Photograph: Jesse Wallach, Secretary of MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion, January 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0909. 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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