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John
Ferguson
Other name:
Place of birth: Glasgow, Scotland
Year of birth: 4th December 1891
Political organisation:
Occupation: Miner
Date of arrival: 17th March 1937 & Joined BB April 1938
Brigade ID: None issued
Date of departure:
Date of death: 26th August 1938
Where killed: El Perell
Comments: Address given as; Sister, Mrs Hossack, 840, London Road, Glasgow. With the Lincolns from March - August 1937. Accidently wounded 22/7/38, and then again fighting in the Sierra Pandols on 19/8/38, "in the Battle of the Ebro, when the British Battalion was in the area of hill 666, in the Pàndols mountains. He died on the 26th at the Military Clinic no. 3 of the V Army Corps, in El Perelló.". Buried in the civic cemetery of El Perelló, where a memorial plaque to him was unveiled on 23 September 2018.
Source: IBA Box 21 File A. ¡No Pasarán! 1-2019, pp3-4. Registre Civil El Perelló (Tarragona) 237/1938. RGASPI 545/6/132/40-42 & 545/6/548/22. https://justicia.gencat.cat/web/.content/memoriademocratica/recerca/alvahbessie/Regne_Unit_UK_Alvah_Bessie_ACC.pdf
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