Kozjak, Stephen.

Biography

k-Kozjak, Stephen (Stefan/Franc Kozjak); b. October 1, 1908, Hibbing, Minnesota, lived in Yugoslavia from 1914-1927; Croatian American; father Paul Kozjak (b in Austria-Hungary); Lived in Yugoslavia from 1914-27; High School graduate; 2 years prior military service in the US Marines; Laborer; YCL 1932-1935 and CP 1935; Received Passport# 365504 on February 4, 1937 which listed his address as 978 East 76th, Cleveland, Ohio; Sailed February 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on March 2 (12), 1937; Served with the 86th BDE, 20th BN, Co. 2, killed by a sniper, April 1937, Chimorra (Kraljic states Brunete).
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 925; South Slav; Spisak, in Spanija, 5 : 536.  Code A
Photograph: Stephen Kozjak, Passport photograph