Loomis, Elliot Burch.

Biography

Loomis, Elliot Burch. b. January 13, 1901, Albany, New York; High School education; Single; Driver, Physical instructor at a health club and Construction Worker; CP February 1937; Received Passport# 26637, , San Francisco series,, on April 15, 1937 which listed his address as 349 South Olive Street, and 2769 Morengo, both Los Angeles, California; Sailed May 8, 1937 aboard the American Importer; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on May 31, 1937; Served with the 35th Division Sanidad; Albacete Auto Park; XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Sanidad on March 20, 1938, last unit British BN, Plaza Mayor, Driver; Rank Sargento; Served at Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel, Segura de los Baños, Retreats and Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. April 25, 1989, Adelanto, California.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 557, ll. 102. Code A
Photographs: Sergeant Elliot Loomis, Transmiciones, December 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0930. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries; and RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 937.