k-Doran, Dave. (Dransky, Dave);b. October 4, 1909, Albany, New York; Attended High school for 1 year; Married; Party organizer, Seaman and Painter; YCL 1930 and CP 1931; Domicile Albany, New York; 27 years old; Sailed May 19, 1937 aboard the Normandie; Arrived in Spain on June 17, 1930; Served with the XV BDE, Brigade Commissar; trained with MacKenzie-Papineau BN, Company Commissar; to front as replacement became Estado Mayor, Assistant Brigade Commissar appointed BDE Commissar on October 1, 1937; Believed captured and executed on April 2, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats. Photograph:Dave Doran, Marian Merriman and Robert Hale Merriman. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1324. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries;USSDA 852.2221 Box 6437 B, Brigade roster dated February 1938, Estado Mayor, Historical Commission of the International Brigades - Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion August 1937 Questionnaire
Cadre, Mac-Pap, XV BDE, RA, USSDA 2:0498, 53:0776.