Drioli, Emilio.

Biography

k-Drioli, Emilio b. February 20, 1887, Izola/Isola d’Istria, present day Slovenia, To the US 1926; South Slav; father Giovanni Drioli, mother Cecilia (Degrassi) Drioli; Union organizer; CP; To Spain January 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Transferred to the Garibaldi Battalion; Killed in action in April 1937 on the Madrid front.
Source: Italian; South Slav; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore; La Spagna nel nostro cuore, 174, I nostri volontari in Spagna, 105 Italian-American Volunteers From Istria and The Slovenian Hinterland of Trieste, From Appendix E in John Peter Kraljic’s The Croatian Community In North America and the Spanish Civil War; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore.