Rosner, Hyman.


Rosner, Hyman. (Roseman, Herman; Saylor; Edward); b. November 25, 1903, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Single; Department Store Employee’s Union member; Pharmacist’s Assistant and Seaman; No party affiliation (CP 1936); Received Passport# 361267 on January 12, 1937 which listed his address as 430 South 5th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 2, Section 2, Group 2; Lincoln-Washington BN, Ambulance Driver; WIA on February 27th by a bullet through the left hand, passed through his body grazing his spine; Repatriated due to wounds; Returned on the October 16, 1937, aboard the De Grasse; WWII Merchant Marine, oil tankers in the Atlantic, rank ordinary seaman; Severely injured lost right leg and had pelvis fractured; In hospital for over a year, first in Halifax, Nova Scotia and later in New York City, d. May 14, 1994, Buried at Sea; Memorial stone in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo County, California.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Lincoln; Voros-Jarama; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 26, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937; (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 16, No. 2, Fall 1994, pp. 14-15; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave# 1137117. Code A
Photograph: Hy Roseman (Rosner). Photograph by Peter Stackpole for Life Magazine.