Mori, Benedetto.

Biography

Mori, Benedetto. b. June 16, 1899, Fluminamaggiore, Province of Cagliari, Italy, To the US 1926 as a seaman on the Manuael Accume he jumped ship in NYC; Italian American; father Lorenzo Mori, mother Chiara (Freschi) Mori; Stoker, worked in Detroit, at Ford, then from 1927 to 1937 lived in New York; To Spain via France in 1937; Arrived in Spain in May; Served with the Garibaldi Brigade; Served at Huesca, Brunete, and the Ebro Offensive; Left Spain and crossed into France in February 1939 and was placed in the French camp Vernet; Transferred to Italy in January 1943 where he was sentenced to internal exile at Ventotene, After the fall of the Fascist government he served with the partisans in the Squadre di Azione Partigiane (SAP) an urban based partisan group, part of the brigades of Genoa.
Sources: Anarchist, Italian; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore.