Sacal, Joseph Daniel.

Biography

(Joseph Sakalauskas); b. January 2, 1914, Worcester, Massachusetts; Lithuanian American; father Mikos Sakalauskas, mother Ursele Starkauskas; High School education; Single; Machinist; CP 1936; Received Passport# 4115 on March 9, 1937 which listed his address as 144 Water (Vater) Street, Worcester, Massachusetts; Sailed March 17, 1937; Arrived in Spain on April 25, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Washington Battalion; WIA July 7, 1937; Returned to the US on July 20, 1938 aboard the Champlain; WWII US Army, enlisted September 30, 1942, Rank Tech Sergeant Post-war he was the Editor and Publisher of Vilnis in Chicago, an English Language Lithuanian paper d. May 27, 1948, buried Lithuanian National Cemetery, Justice, Illinois.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI (under Sakalauskas); L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave#176158669.
Photograph: Joseph Sakalauska from a newspaper clipping; and Sakalauskas from the Champlain return photograph