Zamaret, Joseph.

Biography

k-Zameret, Joseph (Zamares; Zamaret); b. May 1, 1912; Russian American; father Meir (Meyer) Zamaret (Gelfand) (?-1925), mother Bathya Zamaret, Parents Russian immigrants changed their name from Gelfand to Zamaret; Single; Longshoreman; CP 1930 and YCL 1930; Received Passport# 25256, San Francisco series,, on March 5, 1937 which listed his address as 261 10th Street, San Pedro, California (2310 E. 1st Street, Los Angeles, California); Sailed March 27, 1937 aboard the Paris; Arrived in Spain on April 14, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 1, Section 3, and Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Killed in action April 1, 1938, near Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Siblings: brother Shmaria (Shmarya) Zamaret (1910-?), sister Rose Zamaret (1917-?).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; BN 58 Retreats; Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1018, ll. 33 (ver ar gen amer); Joe Zameret, a Memorial https://sites.google.com/site/joezameret/homenew
Photograph: Joe Zamares (Zamaret) Photograph (1934) from website Joe Zameret, A Memorial.