Gomez, Maximo.

Biography

k-Gómez, Máximo (Manuel Gómez); b. 1903 (1902), Anasco, Puerto Rico; Puerto Rican American; father Ventura Gomez (1903-?); Auto Mechanic; CP September 1937; Received Passport# 489968 on December 21, 1937 which listed his address as 910 Aubuart Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri; CP September 1937; Arrive to Spain via Massanet on March 3, 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA; Captured and executed on April 3, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 2, Delo 127; Opis 6, Delo 36; Opis 6, Delo 582, ll. 9 (Costa Ricans); Opis 6, Delo 900, ll. 256 (ver ar gen amer); José Alejandro Ortiz Carrión and Teresita Torres Rivera, Voluntarios de la Libertad, Puertorriqueños en Defensa de la República Española 1936- 1939. Code A
Photograph: Máximo Gómez, Passport Photograph, 1937.