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Dorothy Light was an active Communist Party member in the Woolston & Sholing branch, part of the Southampton area of the Hampshire & Dorset district of the Party.
During the 1950s and 1960s, her branch of some dozen members (17 in 1961) regularly met at her flat.
She helped the local Communist District display a huge 16-sheet poster on a hoarding opposite the exit to Thorneycrofts Naval shipyard at Woolston in 1961. It cost the Party the mammoth sum of £5 4s. Thorneycrofts was famous in Communist Party, because Harry Pollitt had once worked there as a boilermaker.
During the war years, Communist Party members were heavily involved, in leading positions, on
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Sources: World News