Raddock, Michael.

Biography

Raddock, Michael (Radock); b. January 31, 1889, Pinsk, Russia; Jewish; High School education; US Army from March 6, 1918-February 20, 1919, Corporal, no overseas service (Cadre indicates a total of 9 years military service); Married Ethel Raddock; Accountant; IWW (18 years); Received Passport# 4760 which listed his address as 3356 Ainslee Street, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed January, 28, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on February 11, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; WIA at Jarama; Transferred to the Regiment de Tren; Adjutant; Rank Teniente; Noted as a hard worker but disruptive; Returned to the US on February 16, 1938 aboard the Lafayette; Post Spain he served as the Adjutant Commander of the VALB post in Chicago; WW II; d. May 9, 1955, Los Angeles, California, buried Beth Olam Cemetery, Hollywood, California.
Sources: Sail; Americans; Repatriation List (1/28/1938, ll. 98); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll. 7, Special List for Personnel Service, Demoralized Elements, January 16, 1938; Opis 6, Delo 967, ll. 18- 19 (Letter of endorsement from all of the officers and NCOs of Regt. De Tren regarding repatriation) ; Among Friends; L-W Tree Ancestry.