BiographyKozlowski, Ernest (Koslowski); b. March 13, 1908 (March 8, 1908), Prosser, Washington; Attended High School through Sophomore year; Father Frank M. Kozlowski, Mother Anna E. Mesmer Kozlowski; Single; Lumber Worker and Driver; CP July 1934; Received Passport# 27632, San Francisco series, on May 6, 1937 which listed his address as Olympia Hotel, Aberdeen, Washington, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (703 Bellaire N, Seattle, Washington); Sailed May 19, 1937 aboard the Normandie; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on June 2, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Estado Mayor, Scout; Repatriated to the US he returned to Spain in the Spring of 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Estado Mayor, as an Observer; Rank Cabo; Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; WWII US Army, 77th Division, 307th Infantry Regiment, Co. G, Scout, PFC, was killed in action on December 4(21), 1944, Leyte, Philippine Islands, buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo County, California; Wife Mabel Wilhelmina Husa Belka.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; XV BDE; Pay; RGASPI; Pacific NW; Find-a-Grave 3597676. Code A
Photograph: Ernest Kozlowski, Brigade scout, November 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0905. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.