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David Lomon, last British IBer (1918-2012)

March 18, 2013
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David Lomon, last British IBer (1918-2012)

David Lomon, who died on 21 December 2012, aged 94, was the last known survivor in Britain of the more than 2,500 volunteers from the British Isles who joined the International Brigades.
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David Lomon (1918-2012)

December 21, 2012
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David Lomon (1918-2012)

Our friends from the UK write: We are sad to report the sudden death of David Lomon, the last known survivor in Britain of the more than 2,500 volunteers from the British Isles who joined the International Brigades. He died this morning (21 December 2012), aged 94, after being taken to hospital overnight. David...
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History Detectives, continued: David Fellman

September 18, 2011
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History Detectives, continued: David Fellman

David Fellman, son and nephew of ALB vets Sol and Harry Fellman, recently featured in an episode of PBS's History Detectives, writes to supply additional details and to share remaining questions.
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Geoffrey Servante (1919-2019)

August 5, 2019
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Geoffrey Servante (1919-2019)

Over the last few years, several announcements have mourned the passing of the last British volunteers in the Spanish Civil War. First there was David Lomon, then Philip Tammer, and then recently Stan Hilton, all of whom were hailed as “the last of the last.” In fact, none of them were. As a November 2017 article by Carmelo...
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IBMT’s first permanent exhibition opens

September 10, 2014
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IBMT’s first permanent exhibition opens

Original British Battalion banner on display at Newhaven Fort
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Philip Tammer (1915-2014)

September 10, 2014
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Philip Tammer (1915-2014)

The last known International Brigade veteran living in Britain, Philip Tammer, died in London on 28 January 2014, aged 98.
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Video of IBMT commemoration online

August 23, 2013
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Video of IBMT commemoration online

A 25-minute video by Marshall Mateer of the IBMT Annual Commemoration at the International Brigade memorial in Jubilee Gardens, London, on 6 July is now on the IBMTnews channel on YouTube.  This year is the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Ebro, which was fought mainly in Catalonia, and a strong Catalan theme runs...
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IB musical poised for Spanish premiere

July 25, 2013
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IB musical poised for Spanish premiere

Karl Lewkowicz writes: Goodbye Barcelona, a major new British musical celebrating the International Brigades and marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Ebro in the Spanish Civil War (promo here), which had a sellout run in London in 2011, will be celebrating its Spanish premiere on September 26, running through till at least...
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British allies: Keeping history alive

June 20, 2013
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British allies: Keeping history alive

There were mixed feelings at the end of last year among those of us dedicated to preserving the memory of the 2,500 International Brigade volunteers from Britain and Ireland. On the one hand we celebrated the fact that the International Brigade Memorial Trust now has over 900 paying members. This is a record figure,...
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IB Memorial Trust Newsletter

February 12, 2013
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IB Memorial Trust Newsletter

Our friends in the UK at the International Brigade Memorial Trust have just sent us their latest newsletter: 28 pages with articles Lou Kenton and David Lomon, a new permanent IB display in Liverpool, anti-Francoist guerrillas in Andalusia, IBer AC Williams, and much more. Read it in pdf here.
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