BiographyKerhlicker, Anthony Peter b. August 23, 1907, Polk County, Sylorsville, Iowa; POW; High School education; Single; Painter and Coal Miner; CP 1936; Received Passport# 433027 on June 4, 1937 which listed his address as 202 East 9th Street, Madrid, Iowa; Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on June 26, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; BDE Fortifications Co.; Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Cabo; Reported MIA Retreats; Captured April 19, 1938 Gandesa, during the Retreats; Freed February 22, 1940; Returned to the US on March 17, 1940 aboard the Exiria; WWII US Army, Rank Private; d. 1988, buried in Saint Ambrose Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Cadre; Figueres List; USSDA 2:0682, 56:0430; POW; Iowa Research; Find-a-Grave 30429655; Anna Marti and Francisco Cabrera, “Escape From Death Row Three Lincoln POWs on Trial,” The Volunteer, Vol. 30, No. 4, December 013, pp. 14-17. Code A
Photographs: Anthony Kerhlicker, Elias Balagurchick, Lincoln-Washington fortification, February 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1031. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries. and from a group photograph of POWs on their return to New York on March 17, 1940, Photograph VALB/ALBA..