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Jorge Carbonell Cuevas

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Carbonell Cuevas, Jorge


k-Carbonell Cuevas, Jorge. b. October 15, 1914, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico; Attended the University of Madrid, 2nd year student; Prior military service in the National Guard, 3 years; Single; Student; CP 1937; received passport# 12436 Puerto Rican series on July 2, 1934 which listed his address as Carbonell Street, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico; US address 1290 Fulton Avennue, NYC; Sailed July 24, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain on September 9, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, Co. 1, rank Teniente; Killed in action October 1938, Sierra Caballs, Ebro Offensive; Brother of Pablo and Victor Carbonell; Jorge and his brothers were recruited by Bill Susman, Jorge traveled from Puerto Rico to the US with Susman.

Source: SACB, Cadre, XV BDE, Pay, USSDA 2:0436; Ancestry.

Photograph: Lieutenant Jorge Carbonell, company 1, MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion, May 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1301. 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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