Paula Bolanas, Eladio.

Biography

Paula Bolanos, Eladio. (“Yayo”); b. December 14, 1916, Tampa, Florida; Cuban American; Single; Printer and Plumber; CP 1932; Domicile Julio Mella Club, 1413 Fifth Avenue, NYC; arrived in Spain on January 14 (4), 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 1, Centuria Antonio Guiteras,  Took command of the Section after the death of de Armas; WIA; Rank Soldado; Attended OTS January 1938, Returned to the US on December 31, 1938 aboard the President Harding; WWII Merchant Marines; d. February 27, 2003, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Sources: Cadre; Alfonso Bello and Pérez Díaz. Jiménez; Bauman; Alberto More Tabio, “Five Heroes of Cuba Who Fell at Jarama,” Daily Worker, April 3, 1937, Clipping; L-W Tree Ancestry.  Code A
Photograph: Eladio Paula Bolanos and his brother Aurelio Paula Bolanos in Spain. L-W Tree Ancestry; SIDBRINT.