Waters, Jack.

Biography

Waters, Jack (Wiederhorn, Samuel [real name]); b. August 11, 1911, NYC; Jewish; High School education; Prior military service in the US Army, 104th Artillery, 1928-31; Single; Mechanic and Instrument Maker; CP May 1933 (1934) and YCL August 1929, unit organizer; Received Passport# 236123 on August 15, 1935 which listed his address as 1297 Hoe Avenue, Bronx, New York (883 Jennings Street, Bronx, New York); To Spain from the Soviet Union; Arrived in Spain in May 1937; Served with the Artillery, 11th Regiment, 2nd Group, 14th Battery (John Brown Battery), 155mm Guns, initially Chief of Topography, Communications and Observation, Adjutant Commander and later promoted to Commissar; Rank Alfarez; Returned to the US on February 4, 1939 aboard the President Harding; WWII US Army, 1st LT; d. July 27, 1998, New York, buried Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, Suffolk County, New York.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1009; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave# 1320310. Code A