Jelin, Maurice.

Biography

k-Jelin, Maurice b. April 10, 1905, Grodno, Poland, to the US January 16, 1921, Naturalized December 1928; Polish American; father Ralph Jelin Furrier and Seaman; CP; Received Passport# 360647 on January 6, 1937 which listed his address as 309 West 19th Street, NYC, 34 years old; Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 2, Section 1, Group Leader; Killed in action February 27, 1937, Jarama.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 916, ll. 82, fiche with death; Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; South Slav (Appendix B American and Canadian Volunteers of Possible South Slavic Descent); Voros-Jarama; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A1
Photograph: Maurice Jelin, Passport photograph, 1936.