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John Quigley Robinson

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Frank Ryan and John Quigley Robinson


Robinson, John Quigley. (“Robbie”), b. October 26, 1897, Belfast, Ireland, Irish American, 6th grade education, WWI British Army, Cavalry, 4 yrs., Single, Seaman and Organizer, CP 1933, Traveled on Seaman’s papers, Domicile NYC, Served with the XV BDE, MacKenzie-Papineau BN in training, sent to Lincoln-Washington BN, MG Co., Company Commissar,  Promoted to Battalion Commissar, Quinto and Belchite,  Served at Quinto, Belchite, Fuentes del Ebro, After Fuentes del Ebro he was sent to the Soviet Union in order to provide testimony on the failure of the tank attack, WWII Merchant Marines, d. September 20, 1995.

Sources: SACB, Mac-Pap.

Photograph: Frank Ryan and John Robinson, The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 011; ALBA Photo number 11-0759. 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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