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Valentin Kenner


Kenner, Valentin

Kenner, Valentin. b. April 24, 1912, NYC; Attended the Modern School then New Brunswick High School; Single; Printer; No party affiliation; received passport# 435483 on June 7, 1937 which listed his address as PO Box 45, Stelten, New Jersey; Sailed June 16, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on July 13, 1937; Served as Company Clerk in Aug. 1937, promoted to Commissar at end of the month Aug. 1937;  served at Quinto and Fuentes de Ebro, WIA at least twice; July 1938 was with the Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 1, rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Civilian, welder later member of a paper hanger’s union; d. 1967, accident. 

Source: Sail, SACB, Pay, RA, Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections, Manuscript Collections 101 [includes biographical sketch, interviews, correspondence and photo].

Photograph: Valentin Kenner in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 921.

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Last Name Kenner
First/Middle Name Valentin
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Additional Notes Alt in Spain June 30, 1937