Puglia, Vito.


Puglia, Vito. b. October 14, 1911, Italian American; Married; CP 1930; Received Passport# 364027 on January 28, 1937 which listed his address as 146 George Street, Brooklyn, New York; 28 years old; Arrived in Spain on February 16, 1937; Served with the Garibaldis, short time at the front, spent two months at Villa Maruja, then rear service and general work with Engineers; Later Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA Retreats with note "al hosp. antes accion 31-3-1938;" Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII US Army, PFC; d. January 2, 1999, buried Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, Suffolk County, New York.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; BN 58 Retreats; “Vito Puglia,” CPC busta 4154; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 502, ll. 270; Opis 6, Delo 965, ll. 55; Find-a- Grave# 1096574.