Wallach, Harry.


Wallach, Harry b. February 4, 1912, Ormrod, Pennsylvania; Polish American; Jewish; Baker and Mechanic; CP; Domicile Ormond, Pennsylvania; 23 (25) years old; Sailed January 5, 1937 aboard the Champlain; Arrived in Spain on January 18, 1937; Served with XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 1, Section 1; WIA at Jarama, received a severe chest wound, was picked up as dead after the battle and he woke up in a morgue, two days later in the hospital his heart weakened and he was sent back to the morgue; He rallied and after nine months in the hospital returned to the United States arriving in December 1937; d. July 21, 1999, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sources: Americans; Repatriation List (11/4/1937, ll. 27); Harriman; William Tucker, "28 Phila. Boys Died in Spanish War." Evening Bulletin, May 6, 1938, VALB clipping Collection; "War in Spain-At Close Range," VALB Clipping Collection [2nd part of article]; (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 21, No. 4, Fall 1999, p. 21. Code A