BiographyYick, Dong Hong (Manuel; Chen Wen-Rao; Ying Wah, Chen; Cohen, Maurice), b. November 11 (13), 1913, Canton (Enyhun), China; Attended public school; Received some military training while he was in China as a student; Single; Waiter and Cook; CP October 1, 1933; Domicile 258 W. 55th Street, NYC (Hudson City, New York); Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 30, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mac-Pap in training drafted to Lincoln-Washington; Later to 24th BN, American Co.3 ; Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Served at Quinto, Belchite and the Retreats; WIA September 4, 1937 at Belchite; Reported MIA April 3, 1938 near Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Sources: BN 58 Retreats; Cadre; Mac-Pap; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 580, ll 40-41; Asian.
Photographs: Dong Hong Yick, Lincoln-Washington Battalion, December 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0924. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries; and below recuperating from wounds in Benicassim after Belchite still from A Day with the Lincoln Battalion.