Walba, Moses David.

Biography

k-Walba, Moses David YCL; Domicile Boston, Massachusetts; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 2, Section 1; KIA July 7, 1937, Vilanueva de Canada, Brunete Campaign; The Washington BN Political Commissar stated “Sgt. Dave Walba was killed in action on July 7th by shrapnel from an air bomb, along with three others. He was regarded by his comrades as an excellent soldier and comrade and his death was a great loss to his regiment.”
Sources: Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 51, ll. 12-13, Letter from BDE to Phill Bard, FALB, September 15, 1937. Code A