Haslan, Robert.

Biography

k-Haslan, Robert b. May 25 (23), 1915, NYC; father Paul Haslan (1890-?); High School education; Single; Artist and Clerk; CP 1936, unit Daily Worker agent; Received Passport# 453996 on June 29, 1937 which listed his address as 35 Fort Washington Avenue, NYC; Sailed July 7, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Havre, France on July 15, 1937; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on July 24, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion and Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Killed in action April 4, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Sibling: brother William Haslan.

Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Cadre; Figueres List; Mac-Paps; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 551, ll. 72 (fiche).
Photograph: Robert Haslan, Passport Photograph, 1937.