Tobman, Morris.

Biography

Tobman, Morris. (Moish), b. March 5, 1910, Russia; Russian American; POW; Jewish; Single; Clerk; YCL 1932, unit org.; Received Passport# 367087 on February 13, 1937 which listed his address as 8758 Bay Parkway, Brooklyn, New York and NYC; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain on March 17, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, George Washington BN, Co. 1, Section 1, and Lincoln- Washington BN; Rank Soldado; WIA Brunete; Reported MIA Retreats; Captured April 2, 1938, Belchite, during the Retreats; Released August 25, 1939; Returned to the US on September 23, 1939 aboard the Schodack; WWII Armed forces; d. May 1971.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; BN 58 Retreats; Washington; RGASPI.