Hayes, John Thomas.


Hayes, John Thomas b. May 8, 1910, Houston, Texas; AMB; Received Passport# 193771 on January 18, 1938 which listed his address as 542 Washington Street, San Francisco, California; Sailed January 22, 1938 aboard the Lafayette; Served with the Republican Medical Services, Ambulance Driver; Served with Dr. Eloesser during the Teruel and Segura de los Banos actions; Later with the Administrative offices of the Sanidad in Barcelona; He was ordered to the front, refused, and deserted; According to Barney Malbin he was able to secure a flight to France with the assistance of the American Consul; Returned to the US on September 13, 1938 aboard the Aquitania; d. July 26, 1958, Marin County, California, buried in Mt. Tamalpais, Cemetery; Married to Chizu Nakagawa (see articles relating to his death --- possible suicide).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 3, Delo 669, ll. 144. Code A