Magrel, John.

Biography

Magrel, John. (Margrell); b. May 1, 1909, NYC; Single; Machinist, Mechanic and Laborer; CP 1937; Received Passport# 372841 on March 8, 1937 which listed his address as 229 East 96th Street, NYC (325 East 8th Street, NYC); Sailed March 18, 1937 aboard the Normandie; Arrived in Spain on March 28, 1937; Served with Taller No. 1 from April 8 to July 8, 1937 in Tarazona, January 7, 1938 to XV BDE; Listed as missing in action March 10, 1938, Caspe, during the Retreats; Returned to the US on June 18, 1938 as a workaway aboard the President Roosevelt.; Married Pauline Hilson (1907-?), on July 26, 1939 in NYC; d. May 22, 1986, Cresskill Bourough, Bergen, New Jersey, buried in Gethsemane Cemetery, Cresskill Borough, Bergen, New Jersey.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 939, ll. 59; Obituary The Record May 25, 1986; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave #191017678. Code A