BiographySanford, Albert Byron (Alfred); b. March 4, 1904 (1907), Rochester, New York; High School 2 years and Military school 2 years; Single; Mechanic and Hospital Orderly; CP May 1938 (Spanish?); Received Passport# 25489, San Francisco series, on March 12, 1937 which listed his address as 5249 James Avenue, Oakland, California and 949 New Hampshire Street, San Francisco, California; Sailed March 24, 1937 aboard the Manhattan; Arrived in Spain on May 12, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Washington Battalion, Company 1; Service Sanitaire; 35th Division and 15th Army Corps Sanidad; Rank Sargento; Served at Brunete, Quinto, Belchite, Teruel, and the Retreats; WIA September 2, 1937 Belchite; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; d. 1981.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI.
Photograph: Albert B. Sanford in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 980.