Smith, John, Jr..

Biography

Smith, John, Jr. b. July 5, 1904 (1906), Chicago, Illinois; Swedish American; Single; Machinist; CP 1932 and Spanish CP, unit Agit. prop.; Received Passport# 369904 on February 26, 1937 which listed his address 4109 North Oketo Avenue, Norward Park, Township, Illinois; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on March 25, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Brigade Transport (?); Served at Guadalajara, Brunete, and Belchite; Returned to the US on October 25, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; WWII US Navy, enlisted December 9, 1941, discharged June 21, 1945; d. November 8, 1982, Jacksonville, Floriday, buried in Jacksonville Memory Gardnes, Orange Park, Clay County, Florida; Wife Ruth L. Smith.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; L-W Tree Ancestry; RGASPI; Find-a- Grave# 6.