Biographyk-Field, John b. March 3, 1913, Cosme Colony, Villerica, Paraguay; Father Ralph H. Field (1879-1960), Mother Alice (b. August 26, 1879, Edinburgh, Scotland); Graduated with a BA in 1935, from the University of Rochester; Attended Commonwealth College, in Mena, Arkansas; Single; Salesman and Student; CP 1936; Received Passport# 404270 on May 4, 1937 which listed his address as 204 Thurston Road, Rochester, New York; Sailed May 26, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 15, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion; KIA January 19, 1938, Teruel; Was a well known track star in college; Father Ralph Field was also in the Brigade.
Sibling: brother William Field (1919-1993)
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Mac-Paps; XB BDE; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 889, ll. 4 (ver arch gen amer); Opis 6, Delo 35, ll. 16; USSDA 2:0529, 54:0072. Code A
Family Bonds: American Fathers and Sons in the Spanish Civil War, By Chris Brooks and Lisa Clemmer, The Volunteer Blog, February 27, 2018.
Photographs: John Field passport photograph and 1934 University of Rochester Yearbook Interpres.