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Cohen

First name: 
Nathan
Place of birth: 
Streatham?
Year of birth: 
1908
Political organisation: 
CP
Occupation: 
Clothing Worker
Date of arrival: 
July 1936
Brigade ID: 
1311
Date of departure: 
25 July 1937
Comments: 
Wounded and repatriated (either November 1936 according to TW p.43 or in April 1937, according to BA p.52). Photo of Cohen in the Daily Worker, 25th November 1936. Took part in unsuccessful attack on Mallorca. Elected leader of Tom Mann Centuria after Mallorca debacle. [Re-entered Spain on 24 September 1937 and repatriated 25 July 1938?] 'Weak type, disgruntled.' RGASPI 545/3/451 p.156
Source: 
ER p. 43 & TW p. 41, RGASPI 545/6/91 & IBA Box D-7 File A/1