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Max Farrar


Farrar, Max

Farrar, Max. (Max Farber, Herman Weigh Goff), b. March 30, 1905, Utica, New York, Jewish, CoB, Education through the 11th grade, Single, Cook, CP 1932 (1933/1934), received passport# 27724 San Francisco series on May 8, 1937 which listed his address as 9102 Palantine Street, Seattle, Washington, Sailed May 20, 1937 aboard the Berengaria, Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937, Survived the sinking of the City of Barcelona, Served with the  XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Cook; Estado Mayor, Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia, WWII US Army, Pacific Theater, Baker, d. February 17 (19), 1985, Seattle, Washington.

Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre, XV BDE, Mac-Pap, RA, Pacific NW, Good Fight C.

Photograph: Max Farrar, cook in Estado Mayor kitchen, December 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0916. 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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