Schachter, Philip Paul.

Biography

k-Schachter, Philip Paul. b. August 26, 1915, NYC; YCL; Domicile 127 Vermilyea Avenue, NYC; Sailed April 21, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary (Manhattan); Served with the XV Brigade, Washington Battalion, MG Co., Plana Mayor; Lincoln-Washington Battalion; Killed in action July 15, 1937, Brunete; believed captured and executed.  Sibling: brother M. Schachter.
Sources: Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 981, ll. 6-12; USSDA 2:0897, 59:0763[includes copy of his birth certificate]; ALBA 055 – Toby Jensky and Philip Schachter Papers.
Photographs: Jenks Jensky (sister of nurse Toby Jensky) and Philip Schachter prior to Spain. VALB/ALBA.