Derkach, Nestor.

Biography

Derkach, Nestor (Derkacz; Deheacn); b.May 11, 1917, Holy Oak, Massachusetts; Ukrainian American; Education 7 years primary school; Single; Bridge Foundry Worker and Blacksmith; CP of Spain November 26, 1938; Received Passport# 433720 on June 4, 1937 which listed his address as 118 South 3rd Street; Brooklyn, New York; Sailed June 16, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on June 28, 1937, entered the IB on July 3, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, MG Co.; Lincoln-Washington BN; Last unit Mackenzie-Papineau, MG Co.; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; Married Marie Mietich(1919-?) on September 3, 1960, Greenwich, Connecticut; d. January 16, 1970, Massachusetts, buried Westchester Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; Mac-Paps; Pay; Canadian; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave #173690784. Code A
Photograph: Nestor Derkach in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 880.