Delgado Delgado, Carmelo.

Biography

Delgado Delgado, Carmelo b. April 20, 1913, Guayama, Puerto Rico; Puerto Rican, POW; Father Eladio Delgado Berríos; Mother Flora Delgado González, two brothers Eladio and Rafael; Graduated from the University of Puerto Rico and went to Spain in 1935 to attend the University of Madrid as a law student; Student; Served with a student Militia group, Later with the Republican Popular Army possibly the 3rd Mixed Brigade, was captured in University City, Madrid, tried, convicted and executed by firing squad on April 10 , 1937, Valladolid, Spain.
Source: El Mundo, July 25, 1937 and La Gran Enciclopedia de Puerto Rico, Toma 2, April 29, 1985. Carl Geiser, "The First American National Captured," The Volunteer, Vol. 7, No. 2; José Alejandro Ortiz Carrión and Teresita Torres Rivera, Voluntarios de la Libertad, Puertorriqueños en Defensa de la República Española 1936-1939. Code A