Wellman, Wilbur Ed.

Biography

Wellman, Wilbur Ed b. November 7, 1909, Weiser, Idaho; Jewish; Single; Laborer, Warehouseman, and Longshoreman; CP 1935; Received Passport# 25543, San Francisco series, on March 13, 1937 which listed his address as 916 7th Street, Oakland, California; Sailed March 25, 1937 aboard the Manhattan; Arrived in Spain on April 14, 1937; Served with the Regiment de Tren; XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3, Light MG team; BDE Auto Park; 15th Corps Service Sanitaire; Served at Brunete, Quinto, Belchite, Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel and the Retreats; Rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. December 7, 1989, San Leandro, California.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI. Code A
Photograph: Wilbur Ed Wellman in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1011.