The Oxford International Brigade Memorial Committee keeps alive the memory and spirit of the men and women from Oxfordshire who volunteered to defend democracy and fight fascism in Spain from 1936 to 1939

About the Oxford International Brigade Memorial Comittee

The Oxford International Brigade Memorial Committee (OxIBMComm) is affiliated to the International Brigade Memorial Trust (IBMT), charity number 1094928, but is independent of it.  The views and opinions expressed on this website are not necessarily those of the IBMT.

The Committee currently comprises:-

Colin Carritt (Chair);
John Haywood (IBMT National Executive Member);
Chris Davies;
David Chanter;
Gary Lock;
Tracy Walsh and
Ciaran Walsh

The memorial is administered and managed jointly by the Oxford City Council and the IBMT under a Memorandum of Understanding which can be seen here


The current National IBMT Executive Committee for 2019/20 is:-


Megan Dobney (Secretary)  

Pauline Fraser

Alex Gordon
Jonathan Havard  NEW EC MEMBER

John Haywood

Jim Jump (Chair)  

Alan Lloyd

Dolores Long

Tosh McDonald

David McKnight  NEW EC MEMBER

Manus O’Riordan  

Marlene Sidaway (President)   

For general inquiries contact the IBMT Executive Officer Ajmal Waqif:

More details here: