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Gibbons Danny

 Danny Gibbons   Danny Gibbons, born in 1901, was a political commissar for the British Battalion in Spain. One of four brothers, all of whom hailed from Renton in Dunbartonshire, which returned two Communist councillors […]

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Griffin Arthur

Arthur Griffin   Griffin lived in Rockland Street, Belfast, and was a member of the Revolutionary Workers’ Groups in Ireland in the early 1930s. These were formed to prepare the ground for the launching of […]

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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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Grove David

David Grove   David was born in Liverpool in 1923. He grew up in a comfortable middle class suburb during the Great Depression, and attended the local state grammar school (Quarry Bank), where John Lennon […]

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Gibbons Charlie

Charlie Gibbons   Born Charles Leonard Gibbons on November 23rd 1888, he was a protégé of Noah Ablett, co-author of `The Miners’ Next Step’. Gibbons was a member of the Unofficial Reform Committee and the […]

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Giles Winifred

Winifred Giles   Giles was a Communist journalist and the editor of the Women's Page in the Sunday Worker.   Giles frequently used the political pen name of Florence Parker.   She died very suddenly […]

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Garland Paul

Paul Garland   Garland was an active member of the Young Communist League in Bristol during the 1950s and early 1960s.   He was National Chairman of the YCL in 1961 and Secretary of the […]

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Garber Joe

  Joe Garber    Joe Garber   Joe Garber was born in Bethnal Green on 19th September 1911, where he lived at 7 Dunk St, Whitechapel, and attended JFS School. His family were Jewish immigrants […]

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Goss John

John Goss John M Goss was full-time secretary of London Young Communist League (YCL) in the late 1940s.  In 1947, at the Battle of Ridley Road markets, Hackney, when the YCL stopped fascists from holding a […]