Chisholm, Malcom McDowell.

Biography

k-Chisholm, Malcom McDowell b. August 7, 1902, Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi; father Alonzo Joseph Chisholm, mother Mary Ella Burgess (1874-1958); 1½ years unspecified prior military service; Artist and Seaman; CP 1935; Received Passport# 370880 on March 2, 1937 which listed his address as 17 Spooner Street, Huguenot, Long Island, 36 years old; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on April 2, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 2, Section 1, Section Leader, Sargento; Killed in action July 10, 1937, Brunete; Spoke English, French, and Spanish.
Siblings: brothers Walter (1899-?), John (1901-?), Ernest (1906-?), sister Wren Louise Chisholm Poitevent (1907-1983).
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans; Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; Washington; Ed Lending articles The Volunteer/Jewish Currents. Code A
Photographs: Malcolm McDowell Chisholm, Passport photograph, 1937; Chisolm in 1927, Voyage of the Forrest Dream.