Sachs, David.

Biography

k-Sachs, David. b. July 30, 1912 Patterson, New Jersey; High School and technical school education; Single; Dental technician; YCL 1932; Sailed August 4, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on August 15, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln-Washington Battalion; Rank Soldado; Deserted on October 9, 1937 went to Barcelona with plan to cross border, arrested and jailed at Lerida released January 8, 1938 and sent to Tarazona for additional training; Later to Brigade, KIA March-April 1938, during the Retreats.
Sources: Battalion 58 Retreats; Cadre (under Sacks); Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll. 5, Special List for Personnel Service, Deserters List of Those Now in Spain, January 16, 1938; USSDA 2:0884, 59:0568.