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Biography

Fernández Torres, Jesús b. December 24, 1891, Puerto Rico, Emigrated to Vigo, Spain in 1899; Puerto Rican; Married with two children; Domicile Barcelona; Laborer; Joined the military on October 9, 1936 initially served with the Marx Column; Later transferred to the 20 Division, 159th BDE, Sanidad; Indicated he planned to remain in Spain.
Source: RGASPI, Fond 545 Opis 6, Delo 829; ll. 31-33; List of additional Puerto Rican volunteers from José Alejandro Ortiz Carrión.      Code A