Joseph Schmidt

Date of birth: 
Sunday, 17 January 1904
Ethnicity/Nationality: 
Hungarian
Profession: 
auto mechanic; mine machine mechanic
Hometown(s): 
Edmonton, Alberta; Szekesard, Hungary
Date of immigration to Canada: 
Saturday, 9 April 1927
Political affiliation: 
Joined the Communist Party in Spain; May have joined the Communist Party of Canada
Affiliations to union and social groups: 
Mine Workers' Union
Approximate date arrived in Spain: 
1937-09-06
Unit: 
Mackenzie Papineau Battalion; Corporal; Auto Park
Final status: 

Hospitalized for illness; Survived; Returned to Canada 3 February 1939 on the Duchess of Richmond; Eventually returned to Hungary

Sources: 
Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 568, ll. 56-58; Momryk; Petrou