Sansone, Joseph.

Biography

k-Sansone, Joseph. b. July 24, 1907 St. Louis, Missouri (birth certificate indicates Italy); Italian American; father Casimo “Samuel” Sansone (b. April 15, 1865, Italy), mother Angela Sansone; Grammar School education; Prior service US Navy 4 years, US Coast Guard 2 years; Single; Salesman and Seaman; CP 1937; Received Passport# 439411 on June 10, 1937 which listed his address as 1432 North 7th Street, St. Louis, Missouri; Sailed June 16, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on June 30, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Mackenzie Papineau Battalion; Lincoln- Washington Battalion; Rank Soldado; Reported KIA April 1, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Battalion 58 Retreats; Cadre; Figueres List; Mac- Pap; L-W Tree Ancestry.
Photograph: Joseph Sansone, Passport Photograph, 1937; and from his 1932 Application for Seaman’s Protection Certificate, L-W Tree Ancestry.