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Rudolph Franchini


Franchini, Rudolph

Franchini, Rudolph. (Rodolfo Franchini), b. April 16, 1886, Italy, To US 1921, Italian American, Furrier, Domicile NYC, 50 yrs. old, Served with XV BDE (?), wounded five times lost his left leg up to his hip due to wounds suffered at Brunete, Returned to the US on October 23, 1938 aboard the Britannic, was held at Ellis Island after his arrival, d. July 1978. 

Sources: “Rodolfo Franchini,” CPC busta 2154; RA Fond 545, Opis 3, File 453; Italian, AICVAS.

Photograph: Photograph from the Daily Worker.


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