L P O’Connor
Born in 1917, O’Connor was born in southern Ireland and came to Britain in 1932.
An executive member of Luton Trades Council, he served in Italy, North Africa and Sicily during the Second World War.
He was Chair of Corby Construction Workers Society, the town where he lived, and a member of the National Union of Railwaymen.
He was the Communist Party’s candidate for the Kettering constituency in the 1950 general election.