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Sidney Rosenblatt

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Rosenblatt, Sidney


Rosenblatt, Sidney. b. October 30, 1915, NYC, Jewish, POW, Graduated from Seward High School in 1932 then attended City College of New York for 2 yrs., Single, Teacher and odd jobs, YCL 1934, received passport# 420421 on May 21, 1937 which listed his address as 3247 77th Street, Jackson Heights, Long Island, New York and 119 Cannon Street, New York, New  York, Sailed June 4, 1937 aboard the Statendam, Arrived in Spain on June 24, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN in Training; Lincoln-Washington BN, BN Clerk, rank Soldado,  Captured March 10, 1938, Belchite, Retreats,  Was captured while attending to the mortally wounded BN Commander David Reiss, Exchanged April 22, 1939, Returned to the US on May 6, 1939 aboard the President Harding, WWII US Army, ETO, Motorcycle courier, died in a hospital on October 19, 1944 after he hit a land mine.

Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Mac-Pap, BN 58 Retreats, RA, USSDA 2:0875, 59:0358-0463; ALBA 261 Sidney Rosenbatt Papers.

Photograph: Sidney Rosenblatt in training June 1937, Small Photograph Colllection; ALBA Photo 36; Box 1; Folder 7; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

 

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