Kortvesy, John.

Biography

k-Kortvesy, John (Krivesy; Kortvelyesi); b. August 21, 1914, Toledo, Ohio; Hungarian American; father Bela Kortvelyesi Hungary; Aircraft worker; YCL; Received Passport# 33336, San Francisco series, on January 25, 1938 which listed his address as 2323 East 118th Street, Los Angeles, California; Sailed aboard the Washington on February 9, 1938; Arrived in Spain via Agullana on February 20, 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington Battalion; Rank Soldado; Killed in action April 3, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity (under Kortvelyesi); BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; RGASPI.
Photograph: John Kortvesy, Passport Photograph, 1938.