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Leo Pudinski

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Pudinski, Leo. (Leon; Pudinitsky; Pridinski),b. September 19, 1914, Dolgeville, New York; Single; Laborer; CP 1936; received passport# 370024 on February 26, 1937 which listed his address as 83 Norfolk Street, NYC (77 Allen Street, NYC); 24 years old; Sailed March 12, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain April 2, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, rank Soldado, reported MIA Retreats, Alcaniz,  with note "leves heridas en ojo. (sobre)"  Contracted syphilis.  Little or no front line service; Deserted during the Retreats, sought assistance from the American Consul in Marsaille, France to return to the US; Returned to the US on June 10, 1938 as a stowaway aboard the President Adams, gave his address as 83 Norfolk Stree, NYC.

 

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, BN 58 Retreats, “Yanks Stranded in Spain War,” Schenectady Gazette, April 20, 1938, p. 5, Ancestry [under Pudinski, Leon].

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