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Petar Ambroziak

Peter Ambroziak
Alternate name(s): 
Peter; Ambrozia; Ambrosiak; Ambroziac; Androziak; Abroziak
Date of birth: 
Sunday, 21 October 1917
Ethnicity/Nationality: 
Canadian; Ukrainian
Profession: 
worker
Hometown(s): 
Montreal, Quebec
Education: 
primary school until age 14
Political affiliation: 
Young Communist League, 1936
Affiliations to union and social groups: 
Young Communist League; Canadian Youth Organization; Workers' Benevolent Association
Approximate date arrived in Spain: 
1937-03-28
Unit: 
Was arrested entering Spain from France with John Denby, Tauno Sundstrom, William Gordon and Alexander MacLaren, part of the Joe Dallet group, arrived April 22, 1937. Abraham Lincoln Battalion; Lincoln-Washington Battalion; AutoPark.
Final status: 
Survived; Returned to Canada February 3, 1939, on the Duchess of Richmond; died November 25, 2007, Ottawa, Ontario.
Disciplinary record in Spain: 
Says he was detained 20 days, but possibly in France
Sources: 
RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 51 ll 134; Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 541; Momryk; Petrou; Ancestry; Beeching