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Jimmy R Jump
Born on 24th August 1916 as James R Jump, the young Jimmy Jump went to
After school he became a reporter on the Wallasey Chronicle, and later the
He was a member of the Labour League of Youth but had also joined the Communist Party. In 1937, he volunteered for the International Brigade, which he joined on 15th November 1937.
His knowledge of languages led him to a job at Brigade Headquarters in
He self-published a volume of poems from his Spanish years in the 1980s, later more professionally re-published by his son, also named Jim Jump.