Bamberick; O’Hara, Pat
Date of birth:
Tuesday, 22 June 1915
Vancouver, British Columbia; Kirkland Lake, Ontario; Malden, Essex, England
Date of immigration to Canada:
Monday, 31 March 1930
elementary school; primary school
Communist Party of Canada, 1936; Communist Party of Spain; Young Communist League, 1936
Involvement in On-to-Ottawa Trek:
Participated in the On-to-Ottawa Trek.
Approximate date arrived in Spain:
Arrived in Spain via Massanet on October 21, 1937
Trained with the 2nd Battalion of Instruction, Company 2 at Tarazona Served with the Mackenzie Papineau Battalion, Company 2, later to Company 1, Rank Sargento from March 20, 1938; Served at Belchite, Caspe, Gandesa, Ebro (Gandesa, Sierra Pandols and Sierra Caballs)
Survived; Cited for bravery and good conduct; Returned to Canada February 3, 1939 on the Duchess of Richmond; Fought during World War II with the Canadian Army; Died in 1990 in Nanaimo, BC
Likely same guy as O'Hara
Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 542; McLoughlin; Momryk; Petrou; Ancestry Alias O'Hara, 545 6 537. Facts confirmed by son, Patrick O’Hara Jr.