Goldring, Benjamin.


Goldring, Benjamin (Jackton, Joseph); b. May 13, 1912, NYC; Prior service in the NY National Guard, 245th Coastal Artillery, Company L, December 1936 to May 1937, apparently sent there for training prior to leaving for Spain; Single; Lawyer, was working for a Lawyer at Commonwealth College in 1936; CP October 1936; Domicile 121 Howard Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed May 8, 1937 aboard the American Importer; Arrived in Spain May 27, 1937 and Madrigueras on June 2, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington Battalion; Later with the Estado Mayor, as a runner in Enlace (along with Canadian Tom Danek); Sanidad; Rank Soldado; Served at Brunete, Quinto (WIA from shrapnel, recuperated at Orihuela), Teruel, Segura del los Baños, and The Retreats (WIA in ankle near Batea); Was serving in the rear during the Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1937 aboard the Ausonia; Reenlisted in the NY National Guard in 1940; d. April 17, 2000, in NYC; Had a long and successful legal career, helped in the defense of VALB, suffered a severe stroke.
Sources: Cadre; Pay; Harriman, L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Benjamin Goldring Interview, ALBA V 48-063, August 12, 1986, Manny Harriman Video Oral History Collection; ALBA VIDEO 048; box number 6; folder number 23; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.
Photograph: Benjamin Goldring in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 899.