Gerhardt, Julius.

Biography

Gerhardt, Julius (Gerhard); b. February 3 (2), 1903, Temesvar, Romania; Romanian American; POW, Single; Sausage Maker and Machinist; CP 1929, finance secretary and unit organizer; Domicile 1665 Vine Street, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed May 1, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain June 2, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, British BN and Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Captured; Exchanged April 22, 1939; When captured/where... Returned to the US on August 26, 1939 as a stowaway aboard the President Harding; He was deported on December 8, 1939 aboard the Santa Clara.
Sources: XV BDE; Cadre; RGASPI (photo only); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 549, ll. 41-57; Opis 6, Delo 895, ll. 48-; POW.
Photograph: Julius Gerhardt in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 895