BiographyO'Flaherty, Thomas b. August 8, 1914, Ireland; Irish American; Father Martin O’Flaherty, mother Mary O'Flaherty; No prior military service; Some University; Single; Seaman (NMU); CP September 1935, ILA; Domicile Waterbury, Connecticut; Arrived in Spain via Agullana on February 20, 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3; Last unit Lincoln-Washington BN, Plaza Mayor; Rank Soldado; Served at Retreats, Ebro Offensive; Killed in action September 1938 Ebro Offensive in the Sierra Caballs.
Sources: Figueres List; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 957, ll. 43-48; USSDA (under Flaherty) 852.2221 6439- 2:0539, 54:0196.
Photographs: ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0170. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.