Thompson, Simonoff Krist.

Biography

Thompson, Simonoff Krist. (Kriest); b. September 2, 1890; Bulgarian; Served in WWI US Army 83rd Division, 329th Infantry Regt, Private; Single; Longshoreman; CP; Received Passport# 364055 on January 28, 1937 which listed his address as 1414 West Monroe Street, and 777 West Adams Street, both Chicago, Illinois; 48 years old; Sailed January 6, 1937 aboard the Paris; Arrived in Spain on February 17, 1937; Served with the 129th BDE, Djakorse BN, Co. 1; 129th BDE, Dimitrov BN, Co. 3; Served at Zaragoza, Belchite and Levante; Returned to the US on March 3, 1939 aboard the Manhattan; returned on Certificate of Identity #10 issued Perpignan, France; d. April 22, 1953, buried in Sunset Cemetery, Quincy, Adams County, Illinois.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave# 90775042.