Graham, Meredith Syndor.

Biography

k-Graham, Meredith Syndor (Syd; Sid); b. March 22, 1914, Ridgewood, Bergen, New Jersey; Father Geroge Warren Graham, Jr. (1885-?), Mother Mary Virginia Sydnor (1879-1969); Sister Ann Rollins Graham (1911-1991); Artist; CP; Received Passport# 370943 on March 2, 1937 which listed his address as 32 Cornelia Street, NYC; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 2, Plana Mayor; Later BDE Estado Mayor; Killed in action July 18, 1937, Brunete, Landis (p. 266) states "The men recall one of the stretcher cases - a young fellow from Chicago by the name of Graham, grasping Nelson's hand in silent gratitude before the stretchers moved off toward the river...”. See also Albin Ragner’s memoir .
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 902, ll. 18; USSDA 2:0598, 55:0082; ALBA GRAPHICS 004 Meredith Sydnor (Syd) Graham Graphics – these are his sketchbooks. Code A
Photograph: Meredith Sydnor Graham Passport Photograph, 1937.