Mellina Sartore, Alfonso.

Biography

k-Mellina Sartore, Alfonso. (Alfonso Mellina S.); b. August 18, 1897, Curino, Province of Venice, Italy, Left Italy and moved to Switzerland from 1912 to 1915 then to the US circa 1915; Italian Amerian; father Giovanni Battista Mellina; Mason; CP; Domicile NYC; To Spain early 1937; Enrolled in the Garibaldi BDE in March 1937; Killed in action June 16, 1937, Huesca (fiche states July 1, Huesca).
Sources: Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; RGASPI “Alfonso Sartore Mellina,” Fond 545, Opis 3, Delo 846, ll. 20; Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 499, ll. 170 and 17; Opis 6, Delo 946, ll. 20 (ver arch gen amer); CPC busta 3213; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore; “Italiani caduti in Spagna,” ; [deaths of Mellina] L’Unità Operaia, August 20, 1937.