Mijo Zagar

Alternate name(s): 
Mike A. Zgar
Miho
Mijo
Majk
Date of Birth: 
1904
Marital status: 
married
Ethnicity/Nationality: 
Croatian
Profession: 
miner; labourer
Hometown(s): 
Montreal, Quebec; Delnice, Croatia
Date of immigration to Canada: 
Monday, 24 March 1924
Saturday, 30 March 1929
Political affiliation: 
Possibly joined the Communist Party of Canada, 1933 or 1934
Approximate date arrived in Spain: 
1937-01-20
Unit: 
Abraham Lincoln Battalion, Company 1; Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion; American Anti-tank Anti-aircraft Battery (35th Battery); Served at Jarama, Brunete, Teruel, Castellon and Levante
Final status: 
WIA July 1937 at Brunete; Survived; Returned to Canada in 1939; Later returned Yugoslavia as part of the Radnik movement
Sources: 
RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 537 (says not CP must prove self before accepted; Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 576; Kraljic; Momryk; Petrou