Walkoff, LeRoy.

Biography

Walkoff, LeRoy b. February 12, 1914, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; YCL 1936; Received Passport# 359215 on December 30, 1936 which listed his address as 2626 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Sailed January 5, 1937 aboard the Champlain; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Shell shocked was repatriated after nine months in Spain to conform to policy; Returned to the US on September 9, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; VALB helped with his recuperation; d. June 28, 1994, Los Angeles, California.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Lincoln; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 28, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937; USSDA (under Walcoff, Larry) 2:1014, 61:0459, L-W Tree Ancestry; “Recovering from Their Experiences in Spain,”The Volunteer, Volume 1, Number 5, October 1939, 1-2. Code A