Thomson John `Jocky'
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John `Jocky' Thomson
Thomson worked as a miner in the Lothian coalfield his whole working life.
He joined the Communist Party in the 1940s and was an inveterate seller of the Daily Worker and Morning Star.
He was heavily involved with the trades councils in the Lothian region and died aged 73 in 1995.
Source: Morning Star 20th December 1995