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: 
forestry worker; miner; road repair
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
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

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