Robertson, Milton.

Biography

Robertson, Milton. (Schwartzburg, Milton Robertson); b. February 10, 1915; Jewish; Attending Bellvue Medical; Single; Medical Student; CP; Received Passport# 531875 on May 14, 1938 which listed his address as 413 East 15th Street, 400 East 57th Street, and 66 5th Avenue all NYC; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on June 7, 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 4, soldier and medic; Served at Ebro Offensive July 24-28, 1938; WIA July 28, 1938; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. March 1981, NYC.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; RGASPI; “1938: Milton Robertson Write Home Describing the Despedida,” The Volunteer, Volume 24, No. 4, December 2008, pp. 6-7.
Photographs: Milton Robertson, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 973; and VALB/ALBA.