Date of Birth:
Coburg, Ontario; Moved to Scotland as a child
Communist Party of Great Britain, 1938
Prior military experience:
Approximate date arrived in Spain:
British Battalion; Abraham Lincoln Battalion; In the biography of Brent, "Good to Be Alive," Stanley Harrison records that he was posted to the Abraham Lincoln Battalion due to his Canadian birth.
Survived; WIA 20 September 1937 at Jarama; Hospitalized 16 August 1937; Lost a leg; Repatriated to England in November 1937
RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 543, ll. 118; Momryk; Petrou; “Jack Brent comes home”, Galloway Gazette, March 6, 2006; Geordie Dickie: The Life of Jack Brent by John Dickie; Hoff