Steinberg, Jacob.

Biography

Steinberg, Jacob. (Stein, Jack); b. January 19 (25), 1917, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; POW; father Morris Steinberg, mother Lillie Steinberg; 4 years of college; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain via Agullana on February 16, 1938; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln-Washington Battalion; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA Retreats; Captured April 3, 1938, Gandesa, Retreats; Freed August 25, 1939; Returned to the US on September 23, 1939 aboard the Schodack; WWII US Army, (enlisted April 28, 1941) or May 12, 1942 to October 14, 1945; d. April 10, 1988, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sources: Battalion 58 Retreats; Figueres List; RGASPI; USSDA 2:0956, 60:0623. [Ray notes -- Jacob Steinberg is probably Findagrave ID 146015611][on veterans compensation paperwork listed wife as Rose Steinberg, son Herman Steinberg 3 years old address 2431 S. Fairhill Street, Philadelphia, PA]