McLaughlin, Patrick Roe.


McLaughlin, Patrick Roe. Irish American, Driver; Irish Workers Club, CP 1934; Domicile Brooklyn, New York, 35 years old, Sailed December 26, 1936 aboard the Normandie; Arrived in Spain on January 6, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, MG Co. Section Leader, 2nd Section; Served at Jarama and Brunete; To OTS in January 1938, did not graduate; Transferred to Artillery, 11th Regt., 2nd Group, 14th Battery (John Brown Battery), 155mm Guns; In July 1938 served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 1, Rank Soldado; While in Spain he requested repatriation in order to marry the wife of an Irish friend who was killed in action; Repatriated January 1938.
Sources: Lincoln (under McLaughlin [no first name/ may also be Michael McLaughlin]); Pay ( under Lauglen, Mc); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 443, ll. 38-45. Opis 6, Delo 941, ll. 23-26.
Photograph: Patrick Roe McLaughlin.