Mantell, Benjamin Martin.

Biography

k-Mantell, Benjamin Martin. b. February 18, 1913, Buffalo, Erie, New York; father Nathan Mantell, born in Odessa Russia; Jewish; father Nathan Mantell (1886-?), mother Tullie Mantell (1887-?); CP; Received Passport# 360881 on January 11, 1937 which listed his address as 403 Hewes Street, Brooklyn, New York; 26 years Old; Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 2, Section 1; Rank Soldado; Killed in action February 27, 1937, Jarama.
Siblings: brothers Abraham Mantell (1907-?), Isadore Mantell (1916-?), and Solomon Mantell (1919-?), sisters Fannie Mantell (1909-?) and Sarah Mantell (1918-?).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 943, ll. 44 (fiche with dod); Voros-Jarama; USSDA 2:0751, 57:0369 [includes death certificate]. Code A
Photograph: Benjamin Martin Mantell, Passport photograph, 1936.