Stix, Frederick.

Biography

Stix, Frederick. b. November 3, 1914, Suring, Wisconsin; POW; father Charles Stix (1882-?), mother Francis Stix (1884-); Circus roustabout; Received Passport# 488431 on December 8, 1937 which listed his address as Suringe, Wisconsin; Sailed December 11, 1937 aboard the Vollendam; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on January 12, 1938; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln-Washington Battalion; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA Retreats March 10, 1938; Captured; Exchanged October 8, 1939; Returned to the US on October 18, 1938 aboard the Queen Mary; WWII US Army; POW, ETO, Served in the Korean War, rank SGT, d.April 8, 2006, Suring, Oconto, Wisconsin, Stix donated his body to science.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Battalion 58 Retreats; Figueres List; (obituary) Green Bay Press, April 12, 2006, Greenbay Wisconsin; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave #146425179.
Photographs: Fred Stix from a photograph of returning POWs aboard the Queen Mary, October 8, 1938; and in WW II from his obituary.