LaRocca, Peter.


LaRocca, Peter. (LeRocca, Pedro); b. April 27, 1908, Italy; Italian American; Single; Seaman; CP 1932; Received Passport# 466680 on July 29, 1937 which listed his address as 157 Smith Street, and 1812 70th Street, both Brooklyn, New York (265 Union Street, Brooklyn, New York); Sailed August 4, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on August 15, 1937; Graduated from OTS; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3 (June) and Co. 4 (September); Rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. December 1977, NYC.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 557, ll. 11a (Fiche); Pay; Italian; L-W Tree Ancestry.
Photograph: Peter LaRocca in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 930.