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Nicholas John De Mas


De Mas, Nick

De Mas, Nicholas John. (Demas); b. August 29, 1910, NYC; Greek American; Single; Mechanic and Electrician; CP 1934; received passport# 367846 on February 17, 1937 which listed his address as 475 West 57th Street, and 1926 3rd Avenue, both NYC, 28 years old; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain on April 2, 1937; Served as an Interpreter Madrigueras, later with Dimitroff BN, rank acting Sargento., later to XV BDE anti-tank unit, later BDE Auto Park, and BDE Auto Park garage; Last unit Transportes, rank Sargento; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII US Army, enlisted September 1942, service # 36526152, 1043 Signal Company, Service Group, 51 Assault Group, Signal C, rank PFC; d. August 15, 1960, Cambria Heights, New York, buried Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.  .

 Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Americans, XV BDE, Pay, Ancestry.

Photograph: Nick J. Demas, Auto Park, May 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0021. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.



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