Goldblatt, Moses.

Biography

k-Goldblatt, Moses (“Mace”); b. April 5, 1912, Uncasville (Norwich), Connecticut; Russian American; Jewish; father Abraham Aaron Goldblatt (1888-1946), mother Bessier R. Goldblatt (1888-1973); Graduated from Norwich Free Academy in 1930, 2 years college; Single; Store manager; Socialist Party; Received Passport# 457309 on July 7, 1937 which listed his address as Uncasville, Connecticut; Sailed July 24, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on August 6, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN and Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; KIA April 3, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats; Fishbone notes his HS yearbook said “the highest ambition of Mace Goldblatt was to find a new kind of necktie;” It also says that he danced beautifully, sometimes wore a derby, and liked a ‘cosmopolitan’ crowd.”
Siblings: sister Augusta Goldblatt (Lawall) (1914-1985), brothers Abraham H. Goldblatt (1920-1922), and Philip Goldblatt (1924-1974).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; Mac-Paps; USSDA 2:0582; L-W Tree Ancestry; Beryl Fishbone, Legendary Locals of Norwich (Connecticut), Arcadia Publishing, 2014. Code A
Photographs: Moses Mace Goldblatt, Passport Photograph, 1937, and Beryl Fishbone, Legendary Locals of Norwich.