Fishnelson, Nelson Nathan.

Biography

k-Fishnelson, Nelson Nathan 23 years old; 6 months College; Single; Seaman; CP 1936; Received Passport# 415752 on May 18, 1937 which listed his address as 1728 North Appleton Street, Baltimore, Maryland (510 West 136th Street, NYC); Sailed May 29, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on June 13, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Later Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Deserted September 15, 1937 along with Benzion Lasher; Memorandum dated September 17, 1937 noted that Fishnelson, Frederick  Faulkner and Robert Isenberg were absent without leave since September 14, 1937;  Caught and returned to XV BDE under guard; KIA January 24, 1938, Teruel.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; XV BDE; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 508; Opis 6, Delo 849, ll. 2, Special List for Personnel Service, I. Political Suspect and Bad Element List, January 16, 1938.