BiographyKlerlein, Joseph Carroll (Kierlein; Klerlick); b. February 6, 1915, Baltimore, Maryland; Father Albert Phillip Klerlein, Sr. (1888-1935), mother Estella Burns (1891-?); Single; Seaman; CP; Received Passport# 431124 on June 2, 1937 which listed his address as 508 Kenyon Street NW, Washington, DC, and 10 South Cary Street, Baltimore, Maryland; Sailed June 4, 1937 aboard the Statendam; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 26, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Last unit XV BDE, Deposito; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. July 12, 1980 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Siblings: brothers Albert Phillip Kerlein, Jr. (1912-1961) and Paul Anthony Kerlein (1918-1977).
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; XV BDE; Pay; RGASPI; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Joseph Klerlein from his 1935 Application for Seaman’s Protection Certificate Application.