BiographyKresciak/Crescia, Domenico. (Kresciak, Domenico/Hrescak); b. October 1, 1899 (October 30), Piran/Pirano (Austria, present day Slovenia); To the US (or France) 1921; South Slav; Father Antonio Kresciak; Single; Driver and Tile Worker; CP of Italy and CP USA, unit org.; Received Passport# 363022 on January 23, 1937 which listed his address as 2809 Bronx Park East, New York (614 Allerton Ave., Brooklyn, New York); Arrived in Spain on July 2, 1937; Served with the Garibaldi Brigade, 3rd BN; Rank Sargento; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. August 23, 1974, Hayward, California.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 926, ll. 70-73; CPC; Italian; South Slav; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore; Italian-American Volunteers From Istria and The Slovenian Hinterland of Trieste, From Appendix E in John Peter Kraljic’s The Croatian Community In North America and the Spanish Civil War; L-W Tree Ancestry.