Sam Wild, Manchester – International Brigade Commander

 

IMG_4684Sam Wild was born in Ardwick, Manchester, to an Irish immigrant family, in 1908. 

A blue plaque commemorating him is now mounted on the former family home on Birch Hall Lane, Rusholme, Manchester. 

 

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Here is a tribute to him by Gideon Long, his grandson. http://www.international-brigades.org.uk/content/my-granddad-and-spanish-civil-war

A news report on the plaque unveiling:- . 

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/local-news/a-band-of-brothers-that-fought-for-freedom-971115

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