Shirai, Jack.


k-Shirai, Jack. (Oserassi); Japanese American; Japanese Army 1 year; Cook; CP 1930; Arrived in Spain on January 6, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln Battalion, Chief Cook; Served at Jarama; Killed in action July 8, 1937, Brunete.
Sources: Americans; Lincolns (under Sherli, Jack); RGASPI.
Jack Shirai, (Japanese-American Volunteer, killed at Villanueva de la Cañada –July 1937) By Ludwig D.; The Volunteer for Liberty, V.1, No. 17, October 4, 1937; reprinted The Volunteer Blog, posted November 30, 2018.
Photograph: James Ford and Jack Shirai. VALB/ALBA.