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John Small


Small, John. (Ivan Smolcic), b. June 10, 1892, Gusci, Croatia, To the US  in 1911, Croatian American, 4th grade education, Single, Automobile worker and farmer, CP 1922, unit org.; received passport# 362869 on January 22, 1937 which listed his address as 7068 Holmes (Home) Street, and 1329 East Kirby Avenue both Detroit, Michigan, Sailed February 5, 1937 aboard the Berengaria, Arrived in Spain on February 15, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN in training; BDE Auto Park, Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris, d. 1965.


Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre (under Smolcic, Ivan), Mac-Pap, South Slav. 

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Last Name Small
First/Middle Name John
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Additional Notes Worked in factories later rented a farm. Served as a party unit organizer in CP.