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Pierre Lamotte



Lamotte, Pierre. b. August 7, 1884, Seattle, Washington; Attended the US Military Academy at West Point (?);WW I, French Army 1916-18; US Army 1918-23, rank Lieutenant; Married; Pilot; Domicile 726 Southern Boulevard, NYC; Arrived in Spain on January 10, 1937; Commander of the Garde National, later arrested and imprisoned, freed after the Nationalist victory;  Returned to the US on February 9, 1939.


Source: RA, USSDA (under La Motte, Pete) 2:0700, 56:0734; Pacific NW, Ancestry. 

Photograph: RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 929.

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Last Name Lamotte
First/Middle Name Pierre
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Additional Notes Spoke German and French. Alleged to have been a deserter. Alleged to have embezzled 300,000 Pesetas. Jailed in Valencia.