Wendorff, Lawrence Chester.


Wendorf, Lawrence Chester (Wendroff); 23 years old; b. Kansas City, Missouri, Jewish; High School education; Single; Printer and Salesman; YCL 1934; CP 1936 and Spanish CP; Received Passport# 455615 on July 2, 1937 which listed his address as 2507 A, North 45th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Sailed July 24, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on August 6, 1937; Served with the 45th Division Artillery, June 20, 1938 until September 1938; 45th BN of Fortification; Served at Ebro Offensive; Rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; d. June 14, 1986, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; RGASPI. Code A
Photograph: Larry Wendorf in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1011; and below detail from a group photograph taken aboard the Paris, December 1938.