Stone, William Carl.

Biography

Stone, William Carl. (Charles, Fred Stone, Charles Ellis); b. October 22, 1911, Chicago, Illinois; Jewish; POW; Truck Driver and Furniture maker; Received Passport# 488732 on December 9, 1937 which listed his address as 423 7th Street, Rockford, Illinois; Sailed December 24, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on January 7, 1938; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln-Washington Battalion; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA Retreats; Captured March 10, 1938, Belchite, Retreats; Freed August 25, 1939; Returned as a work-away to the US on September 1, 1939 aboard the President Roosevelt; d. September 10, 1979.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Battalion 58 Retreats; Figueres List; RGASPI; USSDA 2:0968, 60:0791.
Photograph: Leon Tenor, Samuel Toole, Albert Ziegler and William Stone returning aboard the President Roosevelt, Daily Worker, September 6, 1939.