Sheehan, Roy J..


Sheehan, Roy J. b. July 5, 1914; Attended the School of Communications, Ft. Hays, Ohio; US Army, Reserves, 11th Infantry, Rank SGT, 1930-33; Single; Radio Operator; CP September 1933; Received Passport# 361702 on January 14, 1937 which listed his address as 2937 West 12th Street, Cleveland, Ohio; Sailed January 23, 1937 aboard the Champlain; Arrived in Spain on February 2, 1937; Served with the 86th Brigade, Chief of Communications; Later guard at Estado Mayor; XV Brigade, Service Sanitaire; Lincoln-Washington Battalion, Plaza Mayor; Rank Soldado; Served at Cordoba and the Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 31, 1938 aboard the President Harding; WWII Armed forces.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Americans (under Roy, Sheehan); Pay.
Photographs: Sergeant Roy Sheehan, Lincoln-Washington activist, April 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0174. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries; and Tamiment item 177_191073.; Benisa, September 1937 (left) 'Pop' Loughran (Irish/Canadian), John Henderson (British), Roy Sheehan (Irish/American), sitting is an unknown Polish volunteer. In the book Johnnie Power (Waterford) and John Hunt ( Waterford) are both present on the left hand side; Photograph The Connolly Column, p. 131.