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Fred Beney

Born in 1922, he was inspired by the International Brigades in the mid-1930s and went on to join the Communist Party in his youth. 

 

For much of his later years in employment, in the 1960s and 1970s, he was a full time official in Birmingham for the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW).

 

A lifelong supporter of the Daily Worker and Morning Star, he died in June 2011.