Tieger, Rudolph.

Biography

k-Tieger, Rudolph. Jewish; Food Worker (member Hotel and Restaurant Union Local 16); CP; Received Passport# 360605 on January 19, 1937 which listed his address as 206 West 28th Street, NYC; Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 2, Section 2, Group 1, Group Leader; Jarama; Section Political Commissar; WIA he stopped to assist another wounded soldier and was hit again and killed; KIA February 27, 1937, Jarama.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Voros-Jarama; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1002, ll. 3 (fiche dod); Daily Worker, June 15, 1937.
Photograph: Rudolph Tieger, Memorial Meeting Flyer.