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Ricco Joseph Rusciano

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Rusciano, Ricco Joseph


Rusciano, Ricco Joseph. (Rosciano, Richard), b. November 28, 1909, Italian American, High school education, Single, Journalist and Printer, CP November 1936 and YCL 1935, received passport# 367155 on February 13, 1937 which listed his address as Apartment 2-F, 35-28 99th Street, Corona, New York (94-19 35th Avenue, Corona, New York); Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France, Arrived in Spain on March 7, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, later with the Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 1, Section Leader later Company Commander, last unit Lincoln-Washington, Plaza Mayor, rank Teniente,  Served at Brunete, Aragon, Ebro,  WIA July 20, 1937 shrapnel in knee at Brunete, Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia, WWII Armed forces, d. 1981.

Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Pay, RA

Photograph: Lieutenant Richard Rusciano, Lincoln-Washington activist, April 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0179. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

 

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