Blair, David.


Blair, David b. February 15, 1906, Newark, New Jersey; Single; Father Sam Bleier (1870-?), mother Tillie Bleier (1880-?); Salesman; No party affiliation; Received Passport# 366244 on February 10, 1937 which listed his address as 302 Peshine (Peshire) Avenue, Newark, New Jersey; Arrived in Spain on March 6, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln and Lincoln-Washington BN; Transferred to Albacetea as a cook, and later to Castelldelfels as a cook, last unit 45th Division, Fortifications BN, Co. 3, Cook; Served at Jarama and Brunete; Shell shocked and worked in rear areas remainder of the war; Returned to the US on January 20, 1939 aboard the Aquitania; In 1940 he was in the Essex County Penitentiary; WWII US Navy; d. January 5, 1994.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Lincoln; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 865, ll. 8-9; Ancestry L-W Tree. Code A