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Joseph Dougher

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Dougher, Joseph


Dougher, Joseph Michael. (“Jobey”); b. March 23, 1896 (1897), Archibald, Pennsylvania; Education through the 4th grade; Prior military service during WWI in the US Navy, 2 years, followed by US Army, 2nd Infantry, 4 years; Married; Coal miner; CP 1931 Sect. Org.; Received passport# 367468 on February 15, 1937 which listed his address as 5638 Walnut Street, and 915 7th Street, both Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on April 2, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 2, April 3, 1937-May1, 1937; attended OTS May 2, 1937-June 6, 1937, graduated on June 14, 1937; Trained Mackenzie-Papineau BN at Tarazona; Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Company Commander Co. 3 at Fuentes de Ebro, promoted to Adjutant Commander of BN; Rank Tenitente, WIA October 14, 1937; in various Hospitals from October 15, 1937 until he was repatriated; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. April 1977 (April 20, 1978, Archibald, Pennsylvania, (Scranton, Pennsylvania); buried in the Archibald Pretes Cemetery, Archibald, Pennsylvania.

 

Source: SACB, Cadre, Americans, Mac-Pap, (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 1, No. 2, p. 8; Ancestry.

Photograph: Joseph Dougher, Commissar, MacKenzie-Papineau, Company 3, Albert Harris, Brigade Intendencia, and Wally Sabatini, Political Commissary MacKenzie-Papineau, Company 3, October 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0728. 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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