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Thomas O'Flaherty

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O'Flaherty, Thomas


O'Flaherty, Thomas. b.August 8, 1914, Ireland; Irish American; Seaman; CP September 1935; Domicile Waterbury, Connecticut; 24 years old; Arrived in Spain February 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3. last unit Lincoln-Washington BN, Plaza Mayor, rank Soldado, Served at Retreats, Ebro Offensive; Killed in action September 1938 Ebro Offensive in the Sierra Caballs.

Source: Pay, RA, USSDA (under Flaherty) 2:0539, 54:0196.

Photograph: Thomas O’Flaherty, Lincoln-Washington activist, april 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0170. 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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