Findley, Benjamin Franklin.

Biography

Findley, Benjamin Franklin b. March 6, 1908, Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania; Attended Indiana University, 2 years, was a member of Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity; Single; Mechanic and Electrician; CP 1933 section organizer; Received Passport# 384316 on April 5, 1937 which listed his address as 409 Larliner Avenue, Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania; Sailed April 13, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain on May 1 (5), 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, MG Co., Section 2; Lincoln-Washington BN, MG Co.; Later BDE Intendencia; Last unit Lincoln-Washington BN, Estado Mayor; Rank Sargento;  Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; WWII US Army, enlisted April 1, 1944; d. January 25, 2004; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Sail; Pay; Washington; RGASPI; L-W Tree Ancestry.   Code A
Photographs: Benjamin Findley in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 889; From a group photograph taken aboard the Paris; December 1938.
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