Kaufman, Alfred Leo.

Biography

k-Kaufman, Alfred Leo (Friedman, Al; Everett; Oscar Ovrutzky, Oscar; "The Kid"); b. April 22, 1906, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Father Henry Kaufman, Mother Erma Clara Kaufman; Single; Seaman; CP 1932; Received Passport# 398407 on April 26, 1937 which listed his address as 1829 Georges Lane, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2118 S. 5th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); Sailed May 29, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on June 17, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; OTS graduated January 1938; Returned to the Lincoln-Washington BN as the MG Co. Commander; Rank Teniente; Killed in action April 3, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; XV BDE; RGASPI; L-W Tree Ancestry (birth certificate);   Code A
Photographs: Al Kaufman passport photograph and same photograph used in True Americans identifying Kaufman as "seaman, M. F. O. W. & W. "
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