Jerzy Markowski

Alternate name(s): 
George
Nickname: 
Geo
Date of birth: 
Sunday, 20 November 1904
Marital status: 
married to Taiza
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Ethnicity/Nationality: 
Ukrainian
Profession: 
miner
Hometown(s): 
Toronto, Ontario; Wawel, Grodno, Poland
Date of immigration to Canada: 
Sunday, 6 May 1928
Political affiliation: 
Communist Party of Canada, 1931
Approximate date arrived in Spain: 
1937-07-02
Unit: 
Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion
Final status: 
Captured 17 March 1938; POW at San Pedro de Cardeñas; Exchanged on 5 April 1939; Survived; Returned to Canada on 6 May 1939 on the Duchess of Bedford; Died in 1981
Other: 

He wrote a testimony about his experience as a prisoner of war at San Pedro de Cardeña.The testimony is in Russian, but an English translation is accessible via the "text" button in the top right of the viewer.

Sources: 
RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 558, ll. 57 (voir arch gen, ver ar gen ingles); Geiser; Momryk; Petrou; Ancestry; Findagrave