Emeric Jack Brunner

Date of Birth: 
circa 1909
Marital status: 
single
Ethnicity/Nationality: 
Hungarian
Profession: 
butcher
Hometown(s): 
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Tard, Hungary
Date of Immigration to Canada: 
1926
Political affiliation: 
Not a member of the Communist Party
Approximate date arrived in Spain: 
1936-10-05 arrived
Unit: 
13th Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Company; Captain; Cultural Commission in Albacete; 15th Brigade, Reinforcement Battalion
Final status: 

WIA on 5 January 1937 at Teruel; WIA twice more on the Cordoba Front; Survived; Refused readmission to Canada by Colonel O'Kelly

Other: 
Left Canada in 1930 for France where he played football for six years with Marin Athlete Club; Spoke Hungarian, French, and Spanish, but not English
Sources: 
RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 543, ll. 141; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 339, ll. 36-46; Momryk; Petrou, Ancestry; Hoff