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John Stephans Svorinich

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Svorinich, John Stephans


Svorinich, John Stephens. (Skapular; Ivan Svorinic; Svordnich, S. John), b. December 25, 1897 Veli Iz Island, Croatia, Naturalized American; Croatian American; Served in WWI; Single; Seaman; CP; Received passport# 362973 on January 22, 1937 which listed his address as 3149 Broadway, NYC, and Care of Sutlovich, 604 Park Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed January 20, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on February 6, 1937; Served with the 17th Battery DECA, Gottwald Battery, Telephonist/Observer;  Rank Sargento; Served at Jarama, Centro, Aragon, Teruel, Huesca and Levant; Twice WIA; Returned to the US on February 4, 1939 aboard the President Harding; WWII Armed Forces; d. September 1982.

 

Sources: Sail; SACB; Cadre; RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 997; South Slav; Spisak, in Spanija, 5 : 568.

Photograph: John Svorinich in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 997.

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Additional Notes ALT address 236 West 40th Street, New York, New York; Naturalized American; JOHN SVORINICH 25 Dec 1897 Sep 1982 XX902 (Europe) (none specified) 074-12-1160 New York