Liffland, Jack.

Biography

k-Liffland, Jack. (Lifflan, Jacob), b. June 12, 1904, NYC; High School 2 years; Prior military service with the US Army, 28th Infantry, 7 1/2 years 1920-29; Married (to nurse Sally Kahn); Musician and Salesman; CP December 1932 and Spanish CP; Domicile 2276 84th Street, Brooklyn, New York; NYC; Sailed December 26, 1936 aboard the Normandie; Arrived in Spain on January 6, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln- Washington BN, Plaza Mayor, Topographer; BDE Estado Mayor, Service Sanitaire, last unit Lincoln-Washington, Plaza Mayor, Rank Sargento; Reported Missing in action July 25, 1938, Gandesa, Ebro Offensive. Other data seems to indicate during the Retreats...
Sources: Cadre; Mac-Paps; Pay; RGASPI; USSDA 2:0724, 57:0033. Code A
Photographs: Jacob Liffland, topographer, Lincoln-Washington, April 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0164. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries; and RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 935.