BiographyDesvetsko, Charles. (DeSevetsco, Kasmir or Casmir; Devetsko, Charles; Dsevetsco; Evestco;); b. July 19, 1912, New Jersey (June 4, 1912, Weehauken, New Jersey); AMB; father Charles Dzevetzko (1883-?), mother Julia Dzevetzko (1881-?); AMB; High School Education; Single; Mechanic and Driver (worked for General Motors); CP 1930, union 1934; Received Passport# 394902 on April 21, 1937 which listed his address as Wachawken, New Jersey; Sailed April 24, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Albacete May 13, 1937; Served with the 86th Brigade as a driver for the American Belalcázar Hospital under Dr. Rintz; later to Villa Paz and Castillejo Hospitals; May 1938 to 15th Army Corps, 35th Division, as a Driver and mechanic.; Served on Aragon Front and Teruel, Valls from October 7, 1938; Returned to the US on March 13, 1939 aboard the Preseident Harding; WW II US Army, enlisted October 3, 1945, Rank Sergeant, recalled Reservist; Wife Aldona DeVetsco, son Charles DeVetsco (?-1980); d. March 9, 1976, Cleveland, Ohio.
Sibling: sister Ogenia Virginia Dsevetsco (1910-?).
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 880; Opis 6, Delo 886, ll 103. Code A
Photograph: Kasmir DeSevetsco (Charles Desvetsko) in Spain RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 880.