Greenfield, Herman.

Biography

k-Greenfield, Herman (Hy); b. November 7, 1915, Bronx, New York; Jewish; CoB; father Benjamin J. Greenfield (1892-?); Attended the City College of New York for 1 year; Single; Food Worker for Fur Dyers; CP 1934 (1933, 1936), county organizer for YCL; Received Passport# 395526 on April 22, 1937 which listed his address as 145-41 South Street, Jamaica, New York; Sailed May 1, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937 after surviving the sinking of the City of Barcelona; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 3, Section 3; transferred to the Mackenzie-Papineau BN; KIA February 1938, Segura de los Baños.
Sibling: Jay Greenfield.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Mac-Paps; Washington; XV BDE; ALBA 249 Herman Greenfield Papers; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 550, ll. 30 (fiche); Jay Greenfield, “My Brother’s Resting Place,” The Volunteer, Volume 23, No. 5, Winter 2001, pp. 6-7; L-W Tree, Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Herman Greenfield., Passport Photograph 1937, and in Spain VALB/ALBA.