BiographyBonetti, Francisco Giuseppi (Frank; Francesco); b. April 1, 1908, Auboue, Lorraine, France, Naturalized in 1942; Italian American; Father Giuseppe Bonetti, mother Caterina (Scandern) Bonetti; Single; Crane Operator; CP 1932, Section Lit. Agent; Sailed June 26, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain July 15, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington Battalion; Rank Sargento; WIA Retreats, March 10, 1938, Belchite; Left foot was amputated; Returned to the US on September 19, 1938 aboard the De Grasse; Married Faye La Due (1907-2003) on June 21, 1942 in Los Angeles, California; d. December 19, 1988, El Cerrito, Contra Costa, California.
Source: Inventory North Americans; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Fond 543, ll. 77; Cadre; XV BDE; BN 58 Retreats; CPC; Italian; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore, p. 92, Ancestry L-W Tree. Code A1
Frank Bonetti Interview, ALBA V 48-020 & 48-021, undated, Manny Harriman Video Oral History Collection; ALBA VIDEO 048; box number 2; folder number 23; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.
Frank Bonetti Interview, August 12, 1980, John Gerassi Oral History Collection; ALBA.AUDIO.018; box number 1; folder number 18-026 to 18-028; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.
Photograph: Frank Bonetti, from his naturalization paperwork 1942, Ancestry L-W Tree.