Medelin, Domenico.


k-Medelin, Domenico. b. November 27, 1914, Rovinj, present day Croatia; To the US in 1928; South Slav; Father Angelo Medelin, mother Domenica (Daprian) Medelin; Industrial Worker; CP; Arrived in Spain in April 1937; Served with the Garibaldi Brigade, 3rd BN, Co. 1; Served at Huesca and Brunete; Captured during the fighting around Villanueva del Pardillo, during Brunete; (Captured and executed on July 20, 1937, near Villanueva del Pardillo, Huesca Front).
Sources: Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; RGASPI “Domenico Medelin” Fond 545, Opis 3, Delo 946, ll. 2 [includes a description of his capture]; Italian; South Slav; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore, p. 303; “Italiani caduti in Spagna,” p. 128; I nostri volontari in Spagna, p. 227; Italian-American Volunteers From Istria and The Slovenian Hinterland of Trieste, Appendix E in John Peter Kraljic’s The Croatian Community In North America and the Spanish Civil War.