Lee, Harold Harvey.

Biography

Lee, Harold Harvey. b.October 22, 1911, NYC; Jewish; father Harriss Lee, mother Celia Lee; No prior military service; High School education; Married; Food Worker and Labor organizer; CP 1933, CP of Spain, Waiters and Waitress Union Local No. 1, and Local 302, Food Workers International AFL; Received Passport# 531572 on May 13, 1938 which listed his address as 553 West 170th Street, and 555 West 170th Street, both NYC; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on May 29, 1938 over the Pyreneese; Trained in Instruction base from May 29 to June 10; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln- Washington BN, June 10-August 1938; 59th BN August 10-September 26, 1938; Infantryman, medic, cook, last unit Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3; infantryman and cook,;Rank Soldado; WIA Sierra Pandols August 7, 1938 shrapnel in the eye, hospital Valls August 7 to August 10; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; Spoke English, German, Yiddish and Spanish.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 931, ll.15-24; Harriman. Code A
Photograph: Harold Lee in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 931.