Sheriff, Qamil Islam.

Biography

Sheriff, Qamil Islam. (Gamil; Oramil Sherif, Sherif); b. February 15, 1888 (May 15, 1889), Cipan, Korce (Bitanska Devol (Bitincka)), Albania, to US 1910; Albanian; Mother Sheriff Hyeh Sheriff; No prior military service; Primary School Education; Single; Metal Worker and Mechanic; CP December 1934, CIO; Domicile 1073 Jefferson Street, Gary, Indiana); Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on March 26, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion; Rank Soldado; Served at Fuentes de Ebro, Huesca, Guadalajara, Teruel; Never wounded; Returned to the US on September 24, 1938 aboard the President Harding.
Sources: Cadre; Mac-Pap; Americans; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 86, ll. 105-108; L-W Tree Ancestry.
Photograph: Quamil Islam Sherif, 1939.