Hollander, Herman.

Biography

Hollander, Herman (Hollander, Hyman/Hy); b. May 14, 1914, Lemberg, Poland; Polish American; Attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York for 1 year; Single; City Water Meter Inspector, Electrician and Taxi Driver; YCL 1931; Domicile 197 Roebling, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed May 4, 1937 aboard the Berengaria; Arrived in Spain on May 15, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Estado Mayor, Transmissions; and Lincoln-Washington BN, Estado Mayor; Served at Brunete and Belchite; Rank Soldado; Served 14 months in Spain; Returned to the US on June 24, 1938 aboard the Washington; WWII US Army, Signal Corps, stateside service at Camp Crowder, Rank PFC, 1944 to 1946; d. August 7, 2001.
Sources: Cadre; Washington; Repatriation List (3/25/1938, ll. 143-144); RGASPI; ALBA 051 Herman Hollander Papers; Harriman. Code A