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Milton Mitchell Cohen


Cohen, Milton

Cohen, Milton Mitchell. b. February 17, 1915, Chicago, Illinois; Single; Jewish; Attended Roosevelt College, Chicago, Illinois and the University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois; ROTC 2 years; Single; Student; YCL 1935 (1934) and CP November 1936; received passport# 332151 which listed his address as 5435 Kenwood, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed May 1, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937 after surviving the sinking of the City of Barcelona; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Communications, Section Leader, rank Sargento;  Served at Teruel, Retreats and Ebro Offensive; WIA Ebro; Rank Sargento; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; WWII attempted to enlist in the US Army was turned down due to illness; d. January 1, 1994, Lake Oswego, Oregon; Momryk indicates that Cohen lived in Winnipeg, Montreal, Canada at some point.

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Mac-Paps, XV BDE, Pay, RA, Pacific NW, ARP Survey Response, Canadians, Ancestry.

Photograph: Sergeant Milton Cohen, Company 1, Mackkenzie-Papineau, July 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0053. 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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