Miletich, Steve.

Biography

k-Miletich, Steve. (Militich); b. May 17, 1910, Lovila, Monroe, Iowa; South Slav; father Paul Miletich (1878, Lovinic, Yugoslavia), Annie Miletich (1884-?); Single; Rubber Worker and Party Organizer; CP 1933, party organizer; Received Passport# 481511 on October 21, 1937 which listed his address as 792 1⁄2 Washington Street, Akron, Ohio (954 Clement Street, Akron, Ohio); 29 years old; Sailed October 29, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on November 11, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported WIA Retreats March 10, 1938, later reported Killed in action March 3, 1938, Belchite, during the Retreats; returned to Yugoslavia from 1922 to 1930.
Siblings: brothers Peter Miletich (1908-?), John Miletich (1918-?); sisters Mary Miletich (1913-?), Pauline Miletich (1915-?).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Cadre; Figueres List; South Slav; L- W Tree Ancestry.
Photograph: Steve Miletich, Passport photograph, 1937.