Ignatuk, Boris.

Biography

k-Ignatuk, Boris b. October 1, 1917, Bridgeport, Connecticut; Russian American; father William Ignatuk, (b. 1890 Padolsk, Russai- living in Moscow); Electrician; Single; Seaman; YCL 1937; Received Passport# 477217 on September 21, 1937 which listed his address as 608 West 135th Street, NYC (942 Legget Avenue, Bronx, New York); Sailed September 25, 1937 aboard the Laconia; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on October 8, 1937; Attended OTS in 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA then killed in action March 13, 1938, Belchite, during the Retreats.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 915, ll. 6-7.