Sarti, Paolino.

Biography

Sarti, Paolino. (Sala Perez, Paolino [party name]; Albo, Paul; Sarti, Paul); b. May 21, 1908, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Brazol, Italy); Italian American; Single; Waiter and Newspaper Salesman; CP 1934; Domicile 349 W. 4th Street, NYC; Arrived in Spain on October 22, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln-Washington Battalion, Co. 1; Served at Teruel and Segura de los Baños; WIA Segura de los Baños (leg wound); After recovery became an MP in Albacete; WWII Merchant seaman before joining the US Navy, October 8, 1943, served on USS Alaska; mustered out January 31, 1945, rank Seaman 2nd class; d. November 28, 1956, NYC, buried in Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York.
Sources: Cadre (under Sala), “Paolo Sarti,” RGASPI Fond 545 Opis 6 File 528, 9, Fond 545 Opis 6 File 979, 52-57; and Fond 545 Opis 6 File 979, 52-57; Italian, L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave# 111724465.
Photographs: Paolini Sarti in Spain, Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 979 courtesy Doug Sarti.