Dempsey, Russell Fielding.

Biography

k?-Dempsey, Russell Fielding (Dempsey, Charles); Jarama Lost Truck; Aircraft mechanic; Received Passport# 359897 on January 6, 1937 which listed his address as 335 East 13th Street, Apt. 15, NYC; 23 years old; Sailed January 9, 1937 aboard the Lafayette; Arrived in Spain on February 11, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 2, Section 2, Group 2, Rank Soldado; Killed in action February 16, 1937 was aboard one of two trucks that strayed into Nationalist lines on the approach march to the Jarama Front. [possibly not on the trucks as is listed with Lincoln BN in April as a cook.]

Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans; Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937 Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; Voros-Jarama.