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British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War

British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War

Over half a century later, a British family searches for their relative that fought with the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War in 1936. This is the history of Dunbar, one of the thousands of British soldiers who died in Spain.

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British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
01/15
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Ms. Carol Bartholomew, in the cemetery, crying in front of the annonimous grave of her uncle Arthur Dunbar, an International Brigadist dead in Brunete's Battle during Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
02/15
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Ms. Carol Barthelemew, in the cemetery, putting some flowers in the annonimous grave of her uncle Arthur Dunbar, an International Brigadist dead in Brunete's Battle during Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
03/15
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Mr. Tony Barthelemew and Mr. Roy Ellis, in the cemetery, in front of the annonimous grave of Arthur Dunbar, an International Brigadist dead in Brunete's Battle during Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
04/15
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Mr. Tony Bartholomew, in the cemetery, in front of the annonimous grave of his uncle Arthur Dunbar, an International Brigadist dead in Brunete's Battle during Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
05/15
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Mr. Tony and Ms. Carol Barthelemew, in the cemetery, in front of the annonimous grave of their uncle Arthur Dunbar, an International Brigadist dead in Brunete's Battle during Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
06/15
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The relatives of Arthur Dunbar, an International Brigadist dead in Brunete's Battle during Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), are welcomed by officials of the City Hall in Colmenar Viejo (Spain).
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
07/15
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School group Soledad Sainz, old female school that harbored, during the Spanish Civil War, the Republican Army Hospital where Mr. Dunbar died. He was an International Brigadist dead in the Brunete's Battle in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
08/15
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The defunction certificate of Mr. Arthur Dunbar, a british fighter of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).Mr. Dunbar, 30 years old, dead in Brunete's Battle in 1937.
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
09/15
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The relatives of Arthur Dunbar with Immaculada Viñoles (Councilwoman of Education of the City Hall), speak under Ms Concepcion Sainz’ photography, the land donor where the Republican Hospital was where.
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
10/15
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One of the historicians seeing a copy of the front line of Brunetes' battlecamp where Mr. Dunbar dies in 1937 figthing against fascism.
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
11/15
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The British "delegation" at the entrance of the cemetery in Colmenar Viejo. Mr. Dunbar was buried here after his dead in July 1937. He was injuried in the Brunete's Battle. He was 30 years old.
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
12/15
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The British "delegation" at the entrance of the cemetery in Colmenar Viejo. Mr. Dunbar was buried here after his dead in July 1937. He was injuried in the Brunete's Battle. He was 30 years old.
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
13/15
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Ms. Carol Barthelemew, Arthur's niece, near the grave of his uncle in the cemetery of Colmenar Viejo. Mr. Dunbar was buried here after his dead in July 1937. He was injuried in the Brunete's Battle, one of the hardest battles in the Spanish War.
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
14/15
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Some years ago, somebody put a stone over the grave with a short dedicatory: "To the people that rest in this place". Here Mr. Dunbar was buried after his dead in 1937. He was injuried in the Brunete's Battle, the hardest battle in the Spanish War.
British family discovers grave of dead relative from Spanish Civil War
15/15
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Mr. Tony and Ms. Carol Barthelemew, in the cemetery, in front of the annonimous grave of their uncle Arthur Dunbar, an International Brigadist dead in Brunete's Battle during Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).

Over half a century later, a British family searches for their relative that fought with the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War in 1936. This is the history of Dunbar, one of the thousands of British soldiers who died in Spain.

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