Marchini, Aldo.

Biography

k-Marchini Aldo. b. October 24, 1908, Novaru, Italy, To the US as a youth with family, Returned to Italy in 1920 but later came back to the US; Italian American; father Antonio Marchini, mother Maria (Valloggia) Marchini; Radio Technician; CP 1933; Went to the USSR; To Spain from the USSR arrived on February 7, 1937; Served wth the Escuela Especial Beni-Mamc [?]; and assigned as a technical radio instructor for a Spanish unit; later to 14th Army Corps as Chief Telegrapher; then to the Garibaldi Brigade; Rank Teniente; Killed in action on September 20, 1938 Sierra Caballs, Ebro Offensive.
Sources: Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 499, ll.59; Italian; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore, p. 287; “Italiani caduti in Spagna."