Weisz, Joseph.

Biography

k-Weisz, Joseph (Werce); b. September 19, 1913, Detroit, Michigan; POW; father Sam Weisz; Education through 8th grade; Single; Leather Tanner; YCL 1937 (CP 1937); Received Passport# 404256 on May 4, 1937 which listed his address as 119 East Vernon Highway, Detroit, Michigan (3200 Charlerson, Detroit, Michigan; Arrived in Spain on June 6, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN in training; Transferred to XV BDE; Rank Soldado; Captured and executed September 7, 1937, Belchite.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Mac-Pap; Cadre; USSDA (under Weiss, Joseph) 2:1035, 61:0757. Code A
Photograph: Joseph Weisz, Passport Photograph 1937.