Epstein, Hyman.


Epstein, Hyman (Herman; Heinmann); b. January 17, 1901, Montreal, Canada; Canadian with US Passport; Jewish; Garment Worker and Sailor; YCL 1931; Received Passport# 215777 on June 18, 1937 which listed his address as 237 East 25th Street, Brooklyn, New York (Domicile Ottawa); Sailed February 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on February 19, 1937; Served with Transport; Later with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado or Sargento; Killed in action March 10, 1938, Belchite or March 17, 1938 Caspe, during the Retreats.

Source: SCOPE OF SOVIET ACTIVITIES; BN 58 Retreats; RGASPI Fond 545, Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 886, ll. 32, ver arch gen amer; Fond 545, Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 547, ll. 105; Canadian
Photograph: Item ID number 3215370, Reference Box number 3402, Photographs and illustrations of the MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion collection, Library and Archives of Canada