Meersand, Emil.

Biography

Meersand, Emil. b. November 3, 1912, Tarnobol, Poland; Polish American; Jewish; Single; Taxi driver; CP 1932; Received Passport# 367642 on February 17, 1937 which listed his address as 1450 Minford (Misford) Place, Bronx, New York; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Served with the Regiment de Tren; Repatriated regimental; Returned to the US on September 24, 1937 aboard the De Grasse; WWII US Army Air Force, 1SGT; d. August 26, 1999, Las Vegas, Nevada, buried in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City, Clark County, Nevada.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 24, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937; Opis 6, Delo 946, ll. 4 (ver ar gen amer); USSDA 2:0759, 57:0453; L-W Tree Ancestry.