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Simon Leinoff


Leinoff, Simon

Leinoff, Simon. (Lane, Thomas), b. December 4, 1905, NYC; Grammar school education; Prior military service with the US Army, 13th Cavalry Regiment, 1923-26; Single; Driver and printer; CP July 1, 1937(1936); received passport# 409738 on May 11, 1937 which listed his address as 9703 North Martindale, and 4640 16th Street, both Detroit, Michigan (1769 Clay Avnenue, Bronx, New York); Sailed June 4, 1937 aboard the Statendam; Arrived in Spain on June 19 (22), 1937; Served with the 86th BDE, Driver;  Albacete Training Base; XV BDE, Auto Park/Transport, driver, rank Soldado; Served at Cordoba, Teruel, Levante, Aragon and Ebro Offensive;  WIA August 1938;  Promoted to Cabo October 1937;  Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia.

 Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Pay, RA. 

Photograph: Simon Leinoff, April 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0155. 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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Simon Leinoff in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 932.

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Last Name Leinoff
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