Issac Schatz

Isaac Schatz
Alternate name(s): 
Scatz
Shatz
Issak
Date of birth: 
Monday, 4 May 1903
Marital status: 
single
Ethnicity/Nationality: 
Jewish
Profession: 
sailor; merchant marine
Hometown(s): 
Toronto, Ontario; Kiev, Ukraine
Date of Immigration to Canada: 
1907
Education: 
grade 4
Political affiliation: 
Does not list any party on questionnaire; Communist Party of Spain, November 1937; Letter from brother to "Saturday Night" Magazine says he was a Liberal
Affiliations to union and social groups: 
Zionist Organization; Involved in longshoremen's strike and the Galveston Strike
Prior military experience: 
Canadian Army during World War I, 1918-20
Approximate date arrived in Spain: 
1937-07-01
Unit: 
Mackenzie Papineau Battalion, Company 3, Section 2; Medical Unit
Final status: 

WIA 13 October 1937at Fuentes de Ebro; Survived; Returned to Canada 3 February 1939 on the Duchess of Richmond

Sources: 
Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 568, ll. 48 (see Russian), 49-52; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 512, ll. 8; Liversedge; Momryk; Petrou; Ancestry