Slivon, Boleslaw.

Biography

k-Slivon, Boleslaw. (Sliwan, Boleslaw); b. August 15, 1913, Karakow, Poland, to the US 1914; Polish American; father Felix Sliwon; 1 year High School; No prior military service; Single; Seaman (SUP); YCL 1935 and CP of Spain May 1938; Domicile Cardale, Pennsylvania; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on July 11, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Special MG Co.; Later Lincoln-Washington Battalion, Co. 4; Rank Soldado; Served at Quinto, Belchite, and the Ebro Offensive; KIA during an artillery barrage along with five other men in September 1938, Ebro Offensive.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 990, ll. 31-41; Harriman (Irving Frankel Interview).

Photographs: Boleslaw Slivon, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 866; and Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 990.