Yuskas, Casmir Richard.

Biography

Yuskas, Casmir Richard (Young, Charles Richard; Yushas, Charles Richard); b.January 5, 1913, Chicago, Illinois; Lithuanian American; father Anthony Frank Yushas (1876-1952), mother Constance Veronica “Gussie” Matykunas (1884-1940); High School education; Married; Aircraft Mechanic; CP 1931; Received Passport# 385141 on April 6, 1937 which listed his address as 100 Elton Street, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed May 8, 1937 aboard the American Importer; Arrived in Spain via Llansa on May 29, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Served at Fuentes de Ebro and was WIA; After recovery moved to Ursine No. 1; [later with BDE Observers?]; Returned to the US on September 21, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; Wife Amelia P. Young; WW II US Army, enlisted May 20, 1943, discharged January 24, 1944, Rank PFC; d. March 31, 1991, Boynton Beach, Florida, buried South Florida National Cemetery, Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, Florida.
Siblings: brothers Anthony Yushas (1905-?), Frank J. Jusas (1915-2003), sisters Ella Yushas (1908-1996), Antoinette Marie Yushas (1910-2007).
Sources: Cadre (lined through); Figueres List; RGASPI. Code A