Mertens, Frank.


k-Mertens, Frank. b. August 20, 1913, Hoboken, New Jersey; Seaman; CP 1937; Received Passport# 454429 on January 30, 1937 which gave his address as 1009 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken, New Jersey; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on May 27, 1937; Killed in action August 19, 1938, Sierra Pandols, Ebro Offensive.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List (under Merkens); RGASPI; USSDA 2:0766, 57:0598; Ancestry.
Photograph: Frank Mertens. Photograph from the Jersey City Journal, and Application for Seaman’s Protection Certificate, 1932.