Sollenberger, Dr. Randall.

Biography

k-Sollenberger, Dr. Randall. Jewish; AMB; Graduated from the Boys Latin School of Maryland in 1919, graduated from the United States Military Academy (West Point) in the class of 1924; He was not awarded a commission due to a pronounced stutter; Attended St. Mary’s Hospital School of the University of London, where he studied for one term at the University of Vienna, He took his degree at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons at Glasgow and Edinburgh; Doctor; Received Passport# 2834, London series, on August 21, 1936 which listed his address as Highland Falls, New York; Domicile London, England; 36 years old; To Spain as part of the British Medical Service, served with the Edgar Andre Battalion as a surgeon and anesthetist; Later transferred to the XV Brigade, British Battalion; Killed in action July 20, 1937, Brunete.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; USSDA 2:0940, 60:0399.
Photographs: Dr. Sollenberger Ayuda Medical Internacional (AMI), v.1, no.1, September 15, 1937, Newsleter; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 3, Delo 737, ll. 4; and from We Fight Death, The Work of the International Brigade Medical Services in Spain; and SMAC volunteers departing Victoria Station in London on August 23, 1936. Standing (l-r) Dr. Randall Sollenberger, Leonard Le Vann, Dr. A. A. Khan, Kenneth Sinclair-Loutit, Margot Miller and Doris Bird. Seated Arnold Kallen, Frank Farr and unidentified volunteer in glasses. Photograph courtesy Linda Palfreeman with identification of the volunteers by Jim Carmody.