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Herminio Martínez

Herminio Martínez Verguizas was born on May 16th 1930 in Regato, Barakaldo, Bilbao, and died on December 29th 2019 in Cambridge.

The Last Child Refugees

Last month, Herminio Martínez, one of the last child refugees to the UK from the Spanish Civil War, passed away. Here he describes the largest arrival of child refugees ever to Britain - the 4,000 who sought refuge after the Nazi bombing campaign in Guernica.