Vukelitch, Nicholas.

Biography

k-Vukelich, Nicholas (Vukelitch), b. April 10, 1889, Kosinj, Yugoslavia, To the US March 7, 1907, Naturalized August 19, 1918 Cheyenne, Wyoming; South Slav; father Joe Vukelich; WWI Served in the AEF June 17, 1917 to January 11, 1923; Single; Logger; CP 1931, unit organizer; Received Passport# 455593 on July 2, 1937 which listed his address as 922 North Wall Street, Spokane, Washington (P. D. 471, Libby, Montanna); Sailed July 14, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain via Agullana on July 25, 1937, to Albacete on July 30, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Killed in action April 3, 1938 at Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List (under Vikeligh); RGASPI (under Vukelitch, Nick) Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 574; and Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 848; South Slav.
Photograph: Nicholas Vukelich, Passport Photograph, 1937.