Mapralian, John H..

Biography

k-Mapralian, John H. (“Blackie”); b. April 4, 1899, Providence, Rhode Island; Turkish American; Father and Mother both from Turkey; Single; Seaman; CP 1936; Domicile 111 Douglas, Providence, Rhode Island; Sailed August 11, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain on September 29, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln- Washington BN; Rank Teniente; Killed in action March 10, 1938, Belchite, during the Retreats, BN 58 report states that his body was seen in the Ebro river.
Sources: BN 58 Retreats; Cadre (under Maclreline); Figueres List. Code A
Photographs: John Mapralian from his 1919 Application for Seaman’s Certificate of American Citizenship with updated photographs circa 1936 and 1930, L-W Tree Ancestry.