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Ivan John Nahanchuk


Nahanchuk, Ivan John

Nahanchuk, Ivan John. (Nahanczuk), b. August 12, 1910, Brooklyn, New York; Russian-Ukranian American; Educated in the Ukraine along with one additional year of formal education in the US; Single; Painter; CP of Spain 1937; received passport# 396427 on April 23, 1937 which listed his address as 118 South 3rd Street, and 401 Grant Street, both Brooklyn, New York; Sailed May 15, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain on June 2, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, 60th BN, Company Commander.  Served at Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel, Seguro del Banos, the Retreats,  WIA March 1, 1938; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII US Navy Reserve, d. October 13, 1944, on active duty, after the war his remains were returned from British Guinea-Fenschaffen No. 2; he was re-interred in the Long Island Cemetery,  Plot or Section H, grave number 8187.

Source: Sail, SACB, Mac-Pap, RA,Canadian (under Mahanchuk), Ancestry.

Photograph: John Nahanchuk in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 952.


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Last Name Nahanchuk
First/Middle Name Ivan John
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