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Vicente Sanchis Amades


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Sanchis Amades, Vicente. (Sanchez; Sanches); b. July 19, 1906, Estivella, Valencia, Spain, to the US March 5, 1923; Spanish American; US Army 1924, 1925-28 US Navy; High School Teacher; Domicile #3 City,  Willoughby, Ohio; CP 1938; Traveled on a Spanish passport; Domicile #3 City, Willoughby, Ohio; Arrived in Spain on May 8, 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Plana Mayor, BN Armory, rank Soldado, Ebro Offensive, July 24-September 23, 1938;  WWII US Army, 19 July 1943 London, England  - 18 October 1945,  Indiantown Gap Military Reserve, Pennsylvania; Served with Steam Engineer in the 126th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion. of the Fourth Armored Division; Decorations: Good Conduct Medal and E.A.M.E. (European African Middle Eastern); d. May 10, 1987; During WWII Sanchis received naturalization papers on July 10, 1944, and changed his name to Vincent Arlen. 

Sources: SACB, Pay, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 980 (photography only), Ancestry.





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Sanchis aboard a boat, undated. D. Burrier Sanchis.

Vicente Amades Sanchis in London, undated. D. Burrier Sanchis

Vicente Sanchis Amades on his wedding day. D. Burrier Sanchis

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Last Name Sanchis Amades
First/Middle Name Vicente
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