Contento, Roger.

Biography

k-Contento, Rogiero (Roger; Condeno); b. October 25, 1904, Brookland (Brooklyn?); Italian American; father Dominic Contento (b.1859 Stabice, Italy), mother Maribira; Received Passport# 495822 on January 31, 1938 which listed his address as 364 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed February 9, 1938 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain via Agullana on February 20, 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA Retreats, Gandesa; Killed in action April 1, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Siblings: sisters Anna Contente (1897-?), Amtten Contente (1902-?), Mary Contente (1916-?).
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; RGASPI (name only); Italian; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Rogiero Contento, Passport Photograph, 1938.