Wileman, Henry.

Biography

Wilemon, Henry (Wileman); b. November 10, 1909, Booneville, Mississippi; Construction Worker (?) and Warehouse Worker; Single; CP 1937 or No party affiliation, Wreckers Union, Local 308; Received Passport# 370261 on March 18, 1937 which listed his address as 155 East 31st Street; NYC; Sailed July 7, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on July 24, 1937; Trained at Tarazona; Served with the Albacete Auto Park from August to September; transferred to XV BDE, Estado Mayor, Motorcylist; in May 1938 transferred to Brigade Estado Mayor Mess and served there through October 1938; Rank Soldado; Served at Belchite, Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel, Retreats and the Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; Address on return 155 East 31st Street, NYC; WWII US Army, enlisted June 19, 1942 in Fort Jay Governor’s Island, New York; d. December 25, 1975, Detroit, Michigan. (March 27, 1975, Detroit, Michigan)
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1014, ll. 1-6. Code A