BiographyKilas, Bali. (Billy); b. February 15, 1914, Greek American (?); Single; Chemist or Chemical Engineer; YCL 1936; Received Passport# 369042 on February 21, 1937 which listed his address as 46 Ten Eyck Street, Brooklyn, New York; 24 years old; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on March 21, 1937; Initially served in the 14th BDE, as a Driver; Later served with the 4th Grupo Artillery, 35th Battery; Returned to the US on February 4, 1939 aboard the President Harding; WWII US Navy, RM3; d. July 27, 1978, Almeda, California, buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Oregon.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 385, ll. 29, Service Sanitaire, September 1937 list Kilas as a driver; Greek; Find-a-Grave 36294655.