Fragiacomo, Carlo.

Biography

Fragiacomeo, Carlo (Charles); b. October 28, 1895, Piran/Pirano, present day Slovenia, To the US in 1923; South Slav; father Pietro Fragiacomeo, mother Maria (Davanzo) Fragiacomeo; Sailor Deckhand; Republican; To Spain 1937; Served with the Garibaldi Battalion; Served at Morata de Tanjuna, and Guadalajara, Huesca, Brunete and Farlete; Wounded in action at Guadalajara; Left Spain at the same time as Randolfo Pacciardi at the end of August 1937 intially to France later back to the US.
Sources: Italian; South Slav; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 494, ll. 153; CPC busta 1923; Italian-American Volunteers From Istria and The Slovenian Hinterland of Trieste, From Appendix E in John Peter Kraljic’s The Croatian Community In North America and the Spanish Civil War La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore.