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Morris Balter


Balter, Morris

Balter, Morris. (Kornblum, Morris/Marty); Romanian American; AMB; b. February 13, 1913, Brooklyn, New York; Graduated from the City College of New York with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1935; ROTC 2 years; Single; Laboratory technician and Engineer; CP February 1936; received passport# 378167 on March 24, 1937 which listed his address as 1725 Fulton Avenue, Bronx, New York, and NYC; Sailed March 27, 1937 aboard the Paris; Arrived in Spain on April 10, 1937; Served with the Republican Medical Service at  Villa Paz; Anti-Gas School, Albacete, Instructor; XV BDE, MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion, BN Doctor, Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on July 12, 1938 aboard the Aquitania; WWII US Army, Chemical Warfare,  March 1942-February 1946. Rank Technical SGT; d. April 27, 2008.

Source: Sail, SACB, (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 25, No. 3, September 2008, pp. 23-24.

Photograph: Morris Balter, AICVAS.


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Additional Notes Married January 1949. Wife Clara. Two children Lucille Balter and Joan Balter. Legally changed name to Marty Balter.