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Paul Sidney Crosby

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Crosby, Paul Sidney. b. March 28 (29), 1911, North Platte, Nebraska; Single (divorced); Hotel worker; Received passport# 477788 on September 23, 1937 which listed his address as 94 LaSalle Place, Louisville, Kentucky; 27 years old; Sailed October 2, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain on October 15, 1937; Second Base Instruction October 21 to December 28th; 35th Anglo American Artillery Battery December 29 to February 10, 1938; Czech Anti Aircraft Battery February 11 to March 22nd; 45th Division Artillery March 26th to April 30th;  XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3, rank Soldado, May 1 to July 28; WIA July 27, 1938 through both elbows by a sniper; Was in hospitals Barcelona no. 2 and Mataro no. 7 until his repatriation; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. January 17, 1939, Jefferson, Kentucky, death from pneumonia complicated by war wounds.

 

Source: Sail, SACB, Pay, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 877, Ancestry.

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