Email | Share | Print

John Stephans Svorinich


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.

ALB Archival Materials

Search the Tamiment Archives


Full Database Record

Last Name Svorinich
First/Middle Name John Stephans
Ethnicity Note
Immigration Status
AKA Last Name 1
AKA First / Middle 1
AKA Last Name 2
AKA First / Middle 2
Foreign Nation
Foreign Nation City
Alt Pob State, City
Family: Name
Family: Relationship
Family: Begin Date
Family: End Date
Family: Comments
Education HS
Education College / Univ 1
Education College/Univ Notes
Education College/Univ 2
Graduate or Doctoral Work
Graduate or Doctoral Work Notes
Prior Military Service
Passport #
Passport Series
Passport Reported Lost in Spain
Passport Age
Passport Date
PP or Known Address Street
PP or Known Address City
PP or Known Address State
ALT City
Alt State
Sail Date
Marital Status
Marital Notes
Vocation 1
Vocation 2
Vocation 3
Party Affiliation
Date Affiliation
ALT Affiliation
ALT date
ALT affiliation 2
Arrival (in Spain) Date
Units served with
Battle action
Returned Date
Returned other
WWII Service
DOD 1982
Place Died City
KIA/MIA/Died other
KIA/MIA/Died other Date
KIA/MIA/Died other Location
KIA/MIA/Died other Battle
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