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Joseph Gibbons


Gibbons, Joseph

Gibbons, Joseph. Scottish American (Irish American), Single, Steel worker, CP 1930, 32 yrs. old, Domicile 804 East 49th Street, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed May 1, 1937 aboard the Britannic, Arrived in Spain on June 2, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Mackenzie-Papineau, Estado Mayor, CP Secretary for BN, WWII Armed forces, d. 1970 (?), Brothers Danny and Tommy Gibbons went to Spain from the US and fought in the British BN.

Sources: Cadre, RA, Canadian, Ross collection VALB Memorial Tribute, December 6, 1970; Bill Alexander, (obituary for brother) Danny Gibbons, Film and Television Technician, May 1980.

Photograph: Joe Gibbons, Mackenzie-Papineau Estado Mayor, April 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1300. 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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