Golomb, Ned.


Golomb, Ned (party name Greig, Edmund); b. November 12, 1912, Brooklyn, New York; Jewish; Father Samuel Golomb, mother Anna Benjamin Golomb; 3 years National Guard, 1929-1932, 101 Signal Battalion, Co. B, Rank Corporal; High school graduate and attended an Agriculture technical school; Single; Agricultural Worker, Farmer, and Driver; CP December 1936 (1937); Received Passport# 365086 on February 2, 1937 which listed his address as 2936 West 31st Street, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed February 6, 1937 aboard the Paris; Arrived in Spain on February 14, 1937; Served with the Albacete Auto Park; March 1937 transferred to 1st Regiment de Tren; August 8, 1937 to 2nd Battalion of Instruction, Tarazona, Company Clerk; November 10, 1937 transferred to Auto Park Albacete; January 20, 1938 transferred to 2nd Company Anti-Aircraft; June 7, 1938 transferred to the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Plana Mayor; Transmissions, section Political Delegate; Rank Soldado (promoted to Sargento March 17, 1937 but was not confirmed); Served at the Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Armed forces; d. April 28, 1986 Mobile, Alabama, buried in Springhill Avenue Temple Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama; Wife Jusith Weiss; In a hand-written memorandum (ll. 18) Jim Bourne notes that Golomb was prepared for repatriation when he was picked for a special work and attended school for three months, he was supposed to work for a foreign consulate (Russia) but in the end was not selected, believed it was because he had receive an anti-soviet letter from the US.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 900, ll. 6-19; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave# 30667910. Code A
Photograph: Ned Golomb in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 900.