Pacheco, Edward.

Biography

Pacheco, Edward. b. October 13, 1909, Houston, Texas; Mexican American; Single; Driver; No party affiliation; Received Passport# 451611 on June 25, 1937 which listed his address as 51 Johnson Street; and 109 Columbia Street, both Brooklyn, New York; Sailed July 3, 1937 aboard the De Grasse; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on July 18, 1937; Served with the 45th Division, Transport and Medical Services as an ambulance driver; Served at Farlete, Fuentes del Ebro, Extremadura, Retreats and the Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard Ausonia; d. December 2, 1986, Houston, Texas, buried in Calvary Cemetery, Galveston, Texas.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; RGASPI; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave 130647740. Code A
Photograph: Edward Pacheco in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, delo 959. And from a group photograph taken at Ripoll, 1938. Ken Graeber to Bob Reed, Reed #7.