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; 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, 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.