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Charles Patrick "Charlie" Donnelly
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1914
County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Death: 1937, Spain

Charles Patrick "Charlie" Donnelly (19141937)was a Republican political activist/killed fighting/Spanish Civil War s/o Joseph and Rose Donnelly who were prosperous cattle breeders.

He was one of 8 children born to Joseph & Rose (6 boys/2 girls).
It was while attending Dublin University in Ireland that he began writing. A book called ,' The Life & Poems' authored by Charles was published in 1987 and is still available.

Following outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, Charles joined the International Brigades reaching Spain on 7 January 1937. He and his comrades were attached to the US Abraham Lincoln Battalion.

Charles' first major action was at the battle of Jarama, near Madrid, Spain, where he was promoted to the rank of Field Commander. On the 27 February 1937, he was killed in action and buried in an unmarked grave with his comrades

Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: unmarked grave Jarama, Spain with his comrades
Created by: Joan Donnelly Ellis
Record added: Jan 08, 2014
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Charles Patrick Charlie Donnelly
Added by: Joan Donnelly Ellis
Charles Patrick Charlie Donnelly
Added by: Joan Donnelly Ellis
Charles Patrick Charlie Donnelly
Added by: Joan Donnelly Ellis
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The Tolerance of Crows(by Charlie Donnelly)Death comes in quantity from solved Problems on maps, well ordered dispositions, Angles of elevation and direction; Comes innocent from tools children might Love, retaining under pillows, Innocently impales on an...(Read more)
 Added: Jan. 8, 2014

 Added: Jan. 8, 2014

- Joan Donnelly Ellis
 Added: Jan. 8, 2014

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