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Rudolph James Corbin


Corbin, Rudolph

Corbin, Rudolph James. (Rudy); b. January 10, 1913, Westminster, British Columbia (born to American parents); Married; Seaman (SUP); CP 1932; received passport# 32968 San Francisco series on January 5, 1938 which listed his address as 1705 Stevens Street, Seattle, Washington; Sailed January 15, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; Served with the XV BDE, BDE Scouts until unit disbanded;  Transferred to Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 2;  WIA July 4, 1938; Returned to the US on October 25, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; WWII Merchant Marines.

Source: Sail, SACB, RA, Good Fight C; Harriman; Pacific NW.

Photograph: Rudolph J. Corbin, Brigade Scout, March 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0967. 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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Last Name Corbin
First/Middle Name Rudolph James
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Education HS
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Additional Notes Maritime Workers Industrial Union 1931, Sailors Union of the Pacific 1932; ALT DOB 1910