Rosenblatt, Sidney.

Biography

Rosenblatt, Sidney. b. October 30, 1915, NYC; POW; Graduated from Seward High School in 1932 then attended City College of New York for 2 years; Single; Teacher and odd jobs; YCL 1934; Received Passport# 420421 on May 21, 1937 which listed his address as 3247 77th Street, Jackson Heights, Long Island, New York and 119 Cannon Street, NYC; Sailed June 4, 1937 aboard the Statendam; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 21, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN in Training; Lincoln-Washington BN, BN Clerk; Rank Soldado; Captured March 10, 1938, Belchite, Retreats; Was captured while attending to the mortally wounded BN Commander David Reiss; Exchanged April 22, 1939, Returned to the US on May 6, 1939 aboard the President Harding; WWII US Army, ETO, Motorcycle courier, died in a hospital on October 19, 1944 after he hit a land mine.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Mac-Paps; BN 58 Retreats; RGASPI; USSDA 2:0875, 59:0358-0463; ALBA 261 Sidney Rosenbatt Papers. Code A
Photograph: Sidney Rosenblatt, ALBA.