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Wallach, Harry

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Wallach, Harry. Polish American; Jewish; Baker and Mechanic; CP; Domicile Ormond, Pennsylvania; 23 (25) years old; Sailed January 5, 1937 aboard the Champlain; Arrived in Spain on January 18, 1937; Served with XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 1, Section 1; WIA at Jarama, received a severe chest wound, was picked up as dead after the battle and he woke up in a morgue, two days later in the hospital his heart weakened and he was sent back to the morgue;  He rallied and after nine months in the hospital returned to the United States arriving in December 1937; d. 1999.

 

Sources: Americans; Harriman; William Tucker, "28 Phila. Boys Died in Spanish War." Evening Bulletin, May 6, 1938, VALB; "War in Spain-At Close Range," VALB  [2nd part of article]; (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 21, No. 4, Fall 1999, p. 21.

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Last Name Wallach
First/Middle Name Harry
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