k-Law, Oliver. (Law, John), b. October 23, 1900, Texas; African American; US Army 24th Infantry 1919-25; Married; Party functionary; CP; received passport# 360284 on January 7, 1937 which listed his address as Chicago, Illinois; Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; arrived in Spain on January 30, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln Battalion, MG Co., promoted to Section leader, then Company Commander and Adjutant Battalion Commander; Promoted to acting BN Commander; Served at Jarama and Brunete; Killed in action on July 9, 1937 at Brunete in the assault on Mosquito Hill.
Source: SACB, Lincoln, Americans and Canadians, RA.
ALB Archival Materials
Jerry Weinberg (left) and Oliver Law (right).
ALBA PHOTO #184_Box 01, f. #34_Water carriers (Formerly incorrectly captioned as ‘Water carriers with Oliver Law’)
ALBA PHOTO #36_Box 01, f. #14_Oliver Law behind the lines
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