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Richard Farber


Farber, Richard

Farber, Richard. b. September 10 (October 9), 1906, Hartford, Connecticut, Lithuanian American, Jewish, 2 yrs. High school, Single, Sheet metal worker; CP 1933 section organizer and Socialist party 1932, received passport# 432917 on June 3, 1937 which listed his address as Bridgeport, Connecticut and 98 Enfield Street, Hartford, Connecticut, Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain on June 28, 1937 (July 1, 1937); Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Co. 1; Supply clerk and Quartermaster's clerk;  Last unit Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, Cocina, rank Soldado; Served at Funetes de Ebro and Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia, d. January 4, 1985, West Hartford, Connecticut. 

Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre, XV BDE, Mac-Pap, Pay, RA, Ancestry.

Photograph: Richard Farber in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo ?.

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Last Name Farber
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Additional Notes ALT arrival in Spain date July 1, 1937