Biographyk-Cole Cecil Merritt (Mullinger, Charles R.); b. February 10, 1913, Oakland, California; Graduate of the University of California; Prior military service in the US Navy, 4 years; Single; Seaman and Student; YCL 1937; Spanish CP or admitted to CPUSA after arrival; Domicile Berkeley, California (Monterey, California); Arrived in Spain April 29, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion; Chief of Scouts; Killed in action July 1938, Gandesa, during the Ebro Offensive; Twice adopted, first name James Francis Armistead, adopted later with name Cecil Merritt Cole.
Source: Cadre (also under Mullinger, R. Charles), RA (under Mullinger, Romeyn Charles), USSDA (under Mulinger, R. C.) 2:0782, 57:0840.
Photograph:ALBA Photo 177; ALBA Photo number 177-188090. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries; and below .; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 951 (under Mullinger, Romeyn).