Biographyk-Chestna, William (Chestna, Philip B.); b. August 11, 1906, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; Lithuanian American; Father John Chestna (b. Russia); Painter and Mechanic; Received passport# 404684 on May 4, 1937 which listed his address as 3224 99th Street, Corona, Long Island, New York; Sailed May 7, 1937 aboard the American Farmer; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, C3, Section 3; Killed in action July 25, 1937, Brunete.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Washington; USSDA (under Chesna, Phil B.) 2:0448, 53:0335, (under Chesna, William) 2:0449. Code A