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Andrew Delaney


Delaney, Andrew


k-Delaney, Andrew. b. July 21, 1912, Dublin, Ireland; Irish National; Seaman; 25 years old; Domicile 1714 Ansea Avenue, Oakland, California; Arrived in Spain in 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington Battalion, rank Soldado, Killed in action April 4 (3), 1938, Corcella (Gandesa), during the Retreats.

Source: BN 58 Retreats.

Photograph: Andrew Delaney pre-Spain, courtesy of the Delaney family.



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Last Name Delaney
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Additional Notes Andrew Delaney was born in Carlingford 1912. His parents were William and Elizabeth Delaney. Father from Co Wicklow and mother from Co Cavan. He is one of 9 children. His father was an R.I.C. constable. He emigrated to USA in 1930 and can be found living with his brother John in Queens, New York. He engaged on the ship Emma Alexandria on the 15/9/1936 I can find him on two trips on The Ria in 1936 and nothing more after that. Andrew Delaney fought with Lincolns in 1938. Source: John Bruen,Woodvale, Omeath, County Louth, Ireland Andrew Delaney (IR/US) Born 1912 Carlingford Missing in Action - Gandesa 4/41938 Arrived Spain February 1938 (source : "Los Internacionales - English speaking volunteers in the Spanish Civil War")