Schultz, Elias.

Biography

Schultz, Elias. (“Dutch”); b. August 26, 1910, NYC; German; Attended a Mechanical school [technical school]; Single; Aircraft Machinist; CP 1936 (1937); Received Passport#495898 on January 30, 1938 which listed his address as 1930 Grand Concourse, NYC; Arrived in Spain via Agullana on February 16, 1938; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln-Washington Battalion, Plaza Mayor, Scouts; Rank Soldado; Served at Ebro Offensive; WIA September 10, 1938, shrapnel; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII US Army, 10th Mountain Division; d. August 29, 2006, Seattle, Washington.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; Pay; RGASPI; Good Fight C; Pacific NW Project; David Buckley, Earthcare Northwest, partially reprinted in The Volunteer, Volume 17, No. 2, Fall 1995, p. 11; John Iwasaki, "Elias 'Dutch' Schultz: Veteran carved a fierce ideal of social justice," September 2, 2006. [source]
Photograph: Elias Schultz in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 983; and, WWII (?). Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 15; Series I Photographs 1930s-1990s, Box 3, Folder 7. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.