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Foulkes Frank

Frank Foulkes   Foulkes was born in 1899 and joined the Electrical Trades Union as an apprentice. He served as shop steward, branch official, district official, area full-time official and National Organiser.   He held […]

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Edwards Frank

Frank Edwards   Frank Edwards was born in 1907 to Belfast Catholic parents who relocated to Waterford. His father served, and died, in the British Army during the First World War. His elder brother, Jack […]

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Howley Evelyn

Evelyn Howley   A cotton mill worker from "Red" Colne, Lancashire, Evelyn Howley joined the Communist party after hearing Rose Smith (see separate entry) speak during the 1931/1932 cotton strikes.   She later stated that […]

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George Alys

Alys George (Kulsoom Faiz)   Alys George was born on September 22nd 1914. She joined the British Communist Party at the age of 16. By the mid-1930s, she found herself working with Indian Communists and […]

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Cannon Les

Les Cannon   Born in 1920, Les Cannon was an activist of the Communist Party from his youth as an apprentice electrician but became the most vicious anti-Communist of the late 1950s and 1960s.   […]

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Browne Stella

  Frances Worsley Stella Browne was born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on 9th May 1880. She obtained a degree in modern history at Somerville College, the University of Oxford, in 1902 anf then became […]