Jovan T. Djajic

Alternate name(s): 
Ivan; John; Johan T.; Dajic; Gjaic; Djaic; Djajick; Djoich; Daic; Conc; Canc
Date of birth: 
Monday, 14 September 1903
Marital status: 
single
Ethnicity/Nationality: 
Yugoslavian
Profession: 
forestry worker; miner; road repair
Hometown(s): 
Timmins, Ontario; Orahovac, Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzgovina
Date of immigration to Canada: 
Thursday, 3 May 1928
Political affiliation: 
Communist Party of Canada, 1933
Prior military experience: 
military service in Yugoslavia
Approximate date arrived in Spain: 
1937-06-01 arrived
Unit: 
14 Army Corps; 129 Brigade, Petko Miletic anti-tank battery, Company Commissar; Attended political schools; 45 Division, Battalion Divisionario, Anti-Tanks, Chief of Group
Final status: 

Survived; Returned to Canada 3 February 1939 on the Duchess of Richmond; Returned to Yugoslavia; Died in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1975

Sources: 
RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 47, ll. 20, Letter from Helge Meyer to Kerr, July 27, 1937 listing Canadians in the Palafox BN and the 6th Anti-Tank Battery; Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 546, ll. 2 (under Daic, John), 60-63 (under Djaich, Ivan) 64 (under Djoich, John and Djiac, John); Kraljic; Momryk; Petrou; Ancestry; Hoff