Hersh, Arthur.

Biography

k-Hersh, Arthur b. February 5, 1910, Lowicz, Warsaw, Poland, to the US October 10, 1920; Polish American; father Isaac Hesh (1887-?), mother Sarah Hersh [Hershkikowitz] (1889-?); Watchmaker; Received Passport# 494600 on January 24, 1938 which listed his address as 1565 Inwood Avenue, NYC; Arrived in Spain via Agullana on February 15, 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Killed in action April 4, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Sibling: brother Abe Hersh (1921-?).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 909, ll. 24 (ver arch gen amer); USSDA 2:0643, 55:0799.

Photograph: Arthur Hersh, Passport Application, 1938.