Dubac, Constantino.

Biography

Dubac, Constantino b. January 28, 1913, Trieste, Austria, Naturalized citizen Eastern District of New York, District Court, June 8, 1937; Italian American; Attended Cooper Union for 4 years; Single; Clerk, Electrician and Auto Mechanic; CP 1934; Received Passport# 475035 on September 7, 1937 which listed his address as 7815 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York (additional address from RGASPI 183 Gelston Avenue, Brooklyn, NY); Sailed November 25, 1937 aboard the Berengaria; Arrived in Spainvia Massanet on December 6 (15), 1937; Served with the XV BDE, 59th BN, Co. 2, Assistant to BN Commissar SIM; Rank Cabo; Later with mortar section of the 59th BN with rank of Teniente MC; In September 1938 he was Commissar of BN; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia returned on identity certificate no. 34; WWII US Army; d. June 14, 1968, buried in Hollywood Memorial Park, Union New Jersey.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI; Italian; South Slav; L- W Tree Ancestry. Code A1
Photographs: Constantino Dubas, Adjutant Commissar, 59th Battalion, September 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo11; ALBA Photo number 11-0250. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.; and RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 884.