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Sidney Crotto


Crotto, Sidney

Crotto, Sidney. (Crotow), b. August 24, 1914, NYC; Elementary education, 1 year prior military service, Married, vocation Taxi or truck driver and silk dyer; Member of both CP and YCL joined both in 1929, received passport# 358478 on December 22, 1936 which listed his address as 242 East 21st Street, NYC, Sailed for Spain on December 26, 1936 aboard the Normandie, Arrived in Spain on January 6, 1937; Served in the XV BDE, Lincoln BN through May 1937 then transferred to BDE Transport.  Transferred to the Albacete Auto Park in September 1937 and a month later to the 2nd Squadron (American) of the Priemier Regiment de Tren; Served at Jarama, Brunete; Returned to the US on March 26, 1938 aboard the President Roosevelt, WWII was a civilian, d. June 8, 1978.

Source: SACB, Cadre, Americans, Lincoln, RA, USSDA 2:0477, 53:0504; Italian, Ancestry.

Photograph: Sidney Crotto, courtesy Crotto family.


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