Wright, William Davis.

Biography

Wright, William Daniel. (David, David); b. August 3, 1919, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Welder; CP 1937; No Passport issued; Certificate of Identity issued that listed his address as 1711 East 26th Street, Chattanooga, Tennessee (was living in Detroit); Arrived in Spain on May 31, 1938; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on May 29, 1938; Trained at Montblanc; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 4; Rank Soldado; Served in the Ebro Offensive; WIA August 6, 1938, hit in the leg by rifle fire and concussion from bomb, Gandesa, hospital Mataro and Maya August 8 to September 19, 1938; Returned to the US on December 31, 1938 aboard the President Harding.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List (under Wrichtt); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1016, ll. 13-16; L-W Tree Ancestry.