Taylor, Daniel Bede.

Biography

Taylor, Daniel Bede. b. June 23, 1910, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; African American; Single; Unemployed Laborer; No party affiliation; Received Passport# 499323 on February 23, 1938 which listed his address as 2519 West Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois (4235 Calumet Avenue, Chicago, Illinois; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on June 10, 1938; Trained at Montblanc June 13 to 23; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie- Papineau BN, Co. 3, light machine gunner; Rank Soldado; Served at the Ebro Offensive; WIA July 30, 1938 during the attack on Hill 481, hit in the sholder, in Barcelona No. 6 and Mataro no. 14 for one month and 12 days; After recovery was at Quartel in Las Planas; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; WWII US Army; d. November 25, 1982.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 999, ll. 10-14; African Americans; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Daniel Taylor returning aboard the Paris December 1938.. VALB Photo collection (detail from a group photograph)