Last Spanish civil war veteran dies at 93

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A man thought to be the last surviving Irish fighter of the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War has died at 93.

Bob Doyle, who died in London on Thursday, fought on the Aragon front during the war for the pro-government republicans against the nationalists.

He was captured by Italian fascists at Calaceite in March 1938 and imprisoned in the San Pedro prison camp.

He also served in the British merchant navy during World War II.

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