Reiss, David Morris.

Biography

k-Reiss, David Morris. Single; Textile worker; CP 1932; Domicile 437 E. 26th, Patterson, New Jersey; 29 years old, Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain on March 25, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, MG Co., Section 3; Lincoln, Lincoln-Washington BN, MG Co. Commander; BN Commander; Rank Teniente; Served at Jarama, Brunete, Quinto, Teruel and the Retreats; Killed in action March 10, 1938 when the BN command post was hit by an artillery shell; He was with DeWitt Parker in a bunker below Santuario de Nuestra Señora del Pueyo west of Belchite and was buried near olive trees at the base of the hill.
Sources: Cader (under Reis, Morris D.); BN 58 Retreats; Washington; RGASPI.
Photographs: Reiss, Commander, and David (Red) Drummond, Political Commissar, Machine-gun Company, Lincoln- Washington, October 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0772. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.