Jack Steele; Matthew; Kowalski; Kozowatsky
Date of Birth:
metal worker; farm worker
Montreal, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario
Communist Party of Canada, 1933
Prior military experience:
Approximate date arrived in Spain:
1937-02-09 arrived; returned 1938-06-00
Abraham Lincoln Battalion; Mackenzie Papineau Battalion; Officers' Training School
KIA July 1938 in an air attack after crossing the Ebro; Note that a Finnish-American used the alias Jack Steele as well
After arriving in Spain on 9 February 1937, Kosowatski returned to Canada in October to serve as the Director of Rehabilitation for returning veterans. He returned to Spain in June 1938 and died in July.
Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 570; ll. 40-42 (includes a letter from Steele to Abe Lewis); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 556, ll. 83 (under Kozowatsky, ver ar gen can); Liversedge; Momryk; Petrou.