Rodrigues, Benito.

Biography

k-Rodriguez, Benigno (Bento; Benito); b. December 17, 1900, Portugal; Portuguese; Portugese American; 4th grade education; Single; Shoemaker and Taxi driver; Domicile NYC; CP 1933 (1934); Sailed June 16, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived In Spain July 3, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Rank Soldado; Killed in action April 1, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats. Not certain killed as he is on a list of deserters.
Sources: Cadre (under Rodriguez, Bento); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 42, ll. 30, Relacion de los desertores del Acantonamiento “H” (under Rodriguez, Bento); Mac-Paps.