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Joe Drill


Drill, Joe

Drill, Josef.  (Joe); Single; Driver; CP 1925; received passport# 367-607 which listed his address as 3101 Simond Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 34 years old; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrested in France attempting to cross the border into Spain, Spent 40 days in a French jail, Arrived in Spain on May 25, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, WIA July 7, 1937;  After recovery became Political Commissar for an Evacuation Hospital; Returned to the US on February 16, 1938 aboard the Lafayette; WWII Armed forces; d. 1958.

Source: Cadre; USSDA 2:0503, 53:0858; (obituary note) The Volunteer, No date [Summer 1958?].

Photograph: Frank Feingerish, Bill Bois, James Yates and Joe Drill on their return to the US, VALB/ALBA.


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