Knecht, Theodore.

Biography

Knecht, Theodore b. June 1, 1892, Zurich, Switzerland; Swiss; Male Nurse; CP 1935; Domicile Chicago, Illinois; Sailed January 20, 1937 aboard the Berengaria; Arrived in Spain on January 31, 1937;  Served with XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Company 2; Served at Jarama, Brunete, Quinto and Belchite;  Later with 35th Division Service Sanitaire; d. August 5, 1942, Zurich, Switzerland.
Source: RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1477, Delo 1491. ; Swiss Biographical entries http://www.spanienfreiwillige.ch/handbuch.html#h. especially report cells in Charge (22/08/1938); List Police Department (12/17/1938), E 2001 (D) 1, vol. 175, dossier "repatriation of Spain driver," BAR. In the files of the military justice no dossier is listed in his name.
Photographs:  Theodore Knecht, two photographs  from RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 923.