Malofsky, Harold.


k-Malofsky, Harold. (Melofsky, Malopsky, Meloff, Malofsky); b. June 10, 1915, NYC; Jewish; Father Morris Malofsky (1888, Russia to US 1908-?); Mother Rebecca Shapiro (1894-?); Actor, Musician, and Composer, member of the Convulsionaries; YCL; Received Passport# 387781 on February 17, 1937 which listed his address as 1022 Stubbins Avenue, NYC; 23 years old; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 1, Section 1; Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 1; Served at Brunete and Belchite; Killed in action September 15, 1937, Belchite.
Sibling: Thelma “Teri” Melofsky (1924-1999).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 942, ll. 59 (fich dod); ALBA 192 – Miriam Sigel Friedlander Papers [correspondence]. Code A
Photographs: Harold Malofsky, Passport photograph, 1937; aka Harry Meloff. Photograph from a memorial program ALBA.