Schlessinger, Herbert.

Biography

k-Schlessinger, Herbert. (Davis, Harry); 22 years old; Seaman; SUP was working as a liaison officer for the IWW; Received Passport# 574343 on August 4, 1938 which listed his address as 1302 Avenue K, Brooklyn, New York; Stated he became dissatisfied with the IWW and resigned in June, applied for membership in CP but had not receved book before leaving for Spain; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on August 18, 1938; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln-Washington Battalion, Co. 4; Rank Soldado; KIA September 8, 1938, Sierra Caballs, Ebro Offensive.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 981, ll. 46.