Meresca, Stephen Anthony.

Biography

Meresca, Stephen Anthony. (Merezca; Maresca); b. May 19, 1916, Catskill, New York; Cook; Received Passport# 47229 on August 21, 1937 which listed his address as 14 Brainard Street, Phillipburg, New Jersey, and 8 West Fleet Street, Hudson, New York; Sailed September 13, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on September 13, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA Retreats with note "volvio hosp. enfermo." Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Armed forces.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; RGASPI (under Maresca). Code A