Matosich, Anthony.

Biography

Matosich, Anthony. (Matesic; Matosick); b. December 8, 1916, NYC; Croatian American; CoB; High School education; Single; Student; CP 1932 and YCL 1933; Received Passport# 392712 on April 17, 1937 which listed his address as 454 West 47th Street, NYC; Sailed April 28, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937 after surviving the sinking of the City of Barcelona; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; later with a medical unit; WIA; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. December 5, 1975.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Canadian (under Matosic, Ivan); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 955; Mac-Paps; South Slav. Code A
Photograph: Anthony Matosich in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 945.