Maretic, Joseph.

Biography

Maretic, Joseph. (Maretio); b. March 18, 1913, Chicago, Illinois; South Slav (?); father Martin Maretic (1883-?), mother Anna (Stankovik) Maretic; Received Passport# 382955 on April 12, 1937 which listed his address as 1907 South Racine Avenue, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed April 13, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Returned to the US on November 5, 1938 aboard the President Roosevelt; WWII US Army Air Corps, enlisted October 15, 1940 discharged December 22, 1945; 368th Bombardmen Squadron, Rank Tech Sergeant; d. January 26, 1947, buried Veterans of Foreign Wars Plot, South Lawn Memorial, Tucson, Arizona, Bronz Marker.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; South Slav (Appendix B American and Canadian Volunteers of Possible South Slavic Descent); “American Vets in England Hold Reunion,” The Volunteer for Liberty, November 1943, p. 1; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave #169018140. Code A