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Larry Lustgarten

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Lustgarten, Larry


Lustgarten, Lawrence. b. December 15, 1915, NYC; College 2 years; Single; Salesman; YCL July 1935; received passport# 366914 on February 12, 1937 which listed his address as 806 East 9th Street, and 216 East 10th Street, both NYC 9514 (514) Finton Avenue, Bronx, New York; Sailed March 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Spain on May 25, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3, later Co. 5 as Company Commissar, last unit Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3, rank Cabo;  Served at Brunete, Teruel, Retreats and Ebro Offensive;  WIA July 30, 1938, Villalba; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII US Army Air Corps, Killed in Action March 30, 1944, India.

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Pay, RA, VALB Office File.

Photograph: Lawrence Lustgarten, undated. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo11; ALBA Photo number 11-1315. 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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