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Arnold Reisky

Also Known As: "Jack Reid"
Birthplace: New York, NY, United States
Death: July 31, 1938 (27)
Gandesa, Tarragona, CT, Spain (Killed in Action)
Immediate Family:

Son of David Reisky and Rachel Reisky
Husband of Leonor M. Reisky
Brother of Clara Reisky

Managed by: Judith Berlowitz
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About Arnold Reisky


-Reid, Arnold. (Reisky, Arnold [real name]; Reid; Jack); b. June 24, 1911; University of Wisconsin; Single; Journalist and CP Functionary; CP 1935 and YCL 1925; Received Passport# 362886 on January 22, 1937 which listed his address as 113 1⁄2 East 31st Street, NYC; Sailed January 28, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Worked in the cadres office in France; Arrived in Spain via Port Bou on June 7, 1937; Served as a liaison officer in Paris; OTS graduated February 16, 1938; Served with the XV BDE 59th BN, MG Co., Commissar; Killed in action July 31, 1938, Gandesa, during the Ebro Offensive. Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; RGASPI. Code A Photographs: Arnold Reid RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 970; and as Commissar of Machine-gun Company, 59th Battalion, June 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1312. 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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Arnold Reisky's Timeline

June 24, 1911
New York, NY, United States
July 31, 1938
Age 27
Gandesa, Tarragona, CT, Spain