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David Newman


k-Newman, David. CoB?, listed as Killed in action July 20, 1937, Brunete, but is also on a list of men who died when the City of Barcelona was torpedoed. RA indicates he was reported missing since May 30th by his group leader, aboard the City of Barcelona; Alternate KIA indicated July 18, 1937 Brunete


Pay list (June 1938) also has a David Newman, British BN, rank Soldado – likely British; Arrived in Spain April 15, 1938;  Dentist in the International Brigades hospital in Vic, Spain; In August 19, 1938, he married Josephine Liebert, Germany, who worked in technology, x-rays.  She worked in the IB hospital. [Further research to de-conflict the contradictory information is required]


Source:  List of Dead from City of Barcelona May 30, 1937 (complete to September 10, 1937) RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 51 p. 8.

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