Kark, Horace Lincoln.

Biography

k-Kark, Horace Lincoln (Kack); b. March 12, 1916, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; High School education; Single; Knit Goods worker; YCL 1934, unit organizer and branch literature agent; Received Passport# 397512 on April 24, 1937 which listed his address as 4814 North 9th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Sailed May 1, 1937 aboard the Britannic (Statendam); Arrived in Spain on June 2, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion; Lincoln-Washington BN; WIA March 10, 1938, Belchite, during the Retreats; Rank Soldado later promoted to Cabo; Killed in action March 1938, during the Retreats.
Source: Sail (under Kack); Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Mac-Paps;  XV BDE; BN 58 Retreats; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 555, ll. 28 (fiche); USSDA 2:0672, 56:0276.  Code A
Photograph: Horace Kark, Cabo, Lincoln-Washington Battalion, December 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0926. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.