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William Martinelli

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Martinelli, William. Italian American, Seaman, CP September 1937, Single; Seaman (NMU); CP 1936; Received passport# 473715 on August 27, 1937 which listed his address as 474 West 23rd Street, NYC and 1923 West Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 35 years old, Sailed September 1, 1937 aboard the Aquitania, Arrived in Spain on September 18, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, rank Soldado October 7,1937; WIA in left leg on March 16, 1938during the Retreats, , in hospital from March 16-July 11, 1938 transferred to the artillery, John Brown Battery from July 23, -October 21, 1938; Returned to the US on February 4, 1939 aboard the President Harding; Recognized in orders of the day for February 20, 1938 for putting a machine gun nest out of action during the assault of the enemy held hill at Segura de los BaƱos.

 

Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre, BN 58 Retreats, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 944; Italian.

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