Jokoffsky, Simon Morris.

Biography

Jokoffsky, Simon Morris (Jakoffsky; Zykoffsky; Zykofsky); b. December 13, 1911; father Jaclob Jokoffsky, mother Celia Zykofsky; Primary School education; No prior military service; Married; Driver and Poultry Farmer; YCL, ILGWU Local #66, CIO Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain on March 7, 1937; Served with the 1st Regiment de Tren; Transferred to 15th Corps Transport Irun May 1 to August 10, 1938, ten to 15th Corps Sanidad, Motorized Company from August 10 to October 5, 1938; Rank Cabo; Served at Madrid, Brunete, Aragon, Teruel, Levante, Baleger, and Ebro; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; Spoke Yiddish and English.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre (under Jakoffsky); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 554, ll. 46 (Fiche); Opis 6, Delo 917, ll. 97-102.