Sedlacek, James.

Biography

k-Sedlacek, James. b. August 11, 1896, Chicago, Illinois; Czechoslovakian American; father Frank Sedlacek; (1864-dead); Married (Single); Baker; CP 1936; Received Passport# 360386 on January 8, 1937 which listed his address as 1235 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois (Route 1, Box 3, Barodai, Michigan); Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln Battalion, Co. 2, Section 1, Group 1; Served at Jarama and Brunete; Became ill after Brunete (Shell Shocked); Lincoln- Washington Battalion; Rank Soldado; Reported KIA Retreats March 10, 1938, Belchite, during the Retreats. [cadre arrival date likely incorrect correct date likely March 13, 1937 – transposes Selby]
Sibling: Ametto? Sedlacek Reddington.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Battalion 58 Retreats; Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 985, ll. 1; Voros-Jarama; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: James Sedlacek, Passport photograph, 1937.