Ramon. b. January 30, 1915, Seattle, Washington; African
American; Attended the University of California, Berkeley 2 years; Prior
service in the US Navy; Single (Married Nurse Rebecca Schulman in Spain);
Student; CP 1933 (1935); received passport# 25803 San Francisco series on March
20, 1937 which listed his address as 1738 Milvia Street, Berkeley, California;
Sailed March 31, 1937 aboard the Aquitania;
Arrived in Spain on April 29, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN,
Lincoln-Washington BN. WIA Brunete. After recovery was retained by Villa Paz
Hospital as a clerk; Returned to BDE during
the Retreats; Last unit
Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 1, rank Soldado; Served through Ebro Offensive;
Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Civilian; d. December 17, 1963, Los Angeles,
California; Post Spain he wrote poetry and identified himself as an African
Sail, SACB, Cadre, Pay, RA, Pacific NW, Ancestry.
Photograph: Becky Shulman Durem and Ramon Durem with their daughter, Dolores, The Passionate War; Ramon Durem in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 884.
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Becky Shulman Durem and Ramon Durem with their daughter, Dolores. (The Passionate War).
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