Yilek, Frank.

Biography

k-Yilek, Frank (Gilek); b. December 24, 1913, New Bedford, Massachusetts; father Frank Yilek, (b. Austria 1885-1905), mother Louisa Yilek (b. Bohemia 1881-?); Married Margaret Marie McGowan (1908-?); Seaman; Received Passport# 482396 on October 28, 1937 which listed his address as 2202 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland; Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Killed in action March 10, 1938 near Caspe, during the Retreats.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; USSDA 2:1057, 62:0051; L-W Tree, Ancestry.
Photographs: Frank Yilek, Passport photograph, 1937 and below from his application for a Seamans Certificate of Identity, 1936.