Petrullo, John.

Biography

Petrullo, John. (Petrulio); b. January 5, 1912; Italian American; Attended the University of Pennsylvania; Single; Student; CP 1936; Received Passport# 384419 on April 5, 1937 which listed his address as 60 Wandemere Avenue, Lannssowne, Pennsylvania; Sailed April 13, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain on May 1, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, MG Co., Section 2, and Lincoln- Washington BN, Co. 4, Company Clerk from April -November 1937; XV BDE, Pagaduria, Assistant Paymaster from November 1937-April 1938; Then Lincoln-Washington BN, Observer; Served at Brunete, Quinto, Belchite, Fuentes del Ebro, Retreats (2nd half) and the Ebro Offenisve; WIA Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Armed forces; d. February 1979.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity (under Petrulio); Cadre; Washington; RGASPI; USSDA 2:0836, 58:0802.
Photograph: John Petrullo, Company 1, Lincoln-Washington, September 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0622. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.